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Meek's Cutoff

A movie directed by Kelly Reichardt

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A Quick Tip by HDepew

  • Apr 19, 2011

Meek's Cutoff -- This film looks amazing and I can't wait to see Michelle Williams play a bit of a bad ass prairie girl.

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review by . November 19, 2011
posted in Movie Hype
With all it's flaws, it is still a movie worth discussing
Give Kelly Reichardt (director) and Jonathan Raymond (writer) due credit. They may have created a failure in Meek’s Cutoff, but it’s a failure that is serious, thoughtful and encourages discussion.       In 1845 three couples hire a guide to lead them through what is supposed to be a shortcut through the Oregon high desert to good homesteading land. Before long, exhausted, dirty and running short of water, Soloman and Emily Tetherow (Will Patton, Michelle Williams), …
review by . April 27, 2011
posted in Movie Hype
Star Rating:         I get excited when a film opens without dialogue, for it challenges me to interpret meaning through action and location - which is, cinematically speaking, a different language entirely. Consider the first scenes of Meek's Cutoff, which takes place in 1845 and tells the story of three families trekking west along the Oregon Trail. First, we watch as they wade across a river, which is no small feat when you're travelling with steer, horses, …
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Director: Kelly Reichardt
Genre: Western
Release Date: 15 April 2011 (UK)
MPAA Rating: PG
Screen Writer: Jonathan Raymond
Runtime: 104 min
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