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FILM DETAILS
Certificate PG
Cast
Michelle Williams
Bruce Greenwood
Will Patton
Directors
Kelly Reichardt
Screenwriters
Jonathan Raymond
Running Time
102 minutes

Meek's Cutoff
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Meek's Cutoff

Plot
Oregon, 1845. Three families guided along the Oregon Trail by itinerant tracker Meek (Bruce Greenwood). Soon they are in hostile country and forced to deal with the brutal realities of the frontier.


Verdict
This impressionist Western won't be everyone's slug of bourbon but it's a slow burn that will richly reward the patient.


Reviewed by Ian Freer

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