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Meek's Cutoff

Meek's Cutoff
  • 2010
  • US
  • PG
  • Directed by: Kelly Reichardt
  • Written by: Jonathan Raymond
  • Cast: Michelle Williams, Paul Dano, Bruce Greenwood, Shirley Henderson, Neal Huff, Zoe Kazan, Tommy Nelson, Will Patton

Belonging to the slender sub strata of the Western genre previously only inhabited by Jim Jarmusch's Dead Man, Reichardt adopts the myth-making framework in order to empty it out from within: this is subversive, highly intelligent filmmaking which certainly warrants and rewards multiple viewings.

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Meek's Cutoff a keenly observed addition to the 'mythic Western' genre

24 Mar 20114 stars

Director Kelly Reichardt crafts a tense fable with no clear morality

(tbc) 104min Kelly Reichardt (Old Joy, Wendy and Lucy) is one of the most interesting American filmmakers working today and her latest feature film delivers on all fronts. Meek’s Cutoff belongs to the slender sub strata of the Western genre…

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