WHO’S IN IT?
Laura Dern (Wild), Kristen Stewart (Adventureland), Michelle Williams (Manchester By The Sea), Lily Gladstone (Winter in the Blood), James LeGros (Zodiac), Jared Harris (The Curious Case of Benjamin Button), René Auberjonois (M*A*S*H), Sara Rodier (The Future)
WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?
Kelly Reichardt (Night Moves), director, writer, editor; Neil Kopp (Green Room), Vincent Savino (Blue Ruin) and Anish Savjani (Wendy and Lucy), producers; Jeff Grace (Meek’s Cutoff), composer; Christopher Blauvelt (The Bling Ring), cinematographer
WHAT’S IT ABOUT?
In Montana, three separate stories intersect; a lawyer (Dern) tries to defuse a hostage situation by calming her disgruntled client (Harris); a married couple (Williams and LeGros) experience martial issues as they try to persuade an elderly man (Auberjonois) to sell his stockpile of sandstone; and a lonely ranch hand (Gladstone) forms an attachment to a young lawyer (Stewart) who is teaching an adult education class…
IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?
Kelly Reichardt continues to be the understated master of independent cinema with this thoughtful and articulate examination of three different stories, each with powerful underlying themes of humanity.