- 122 min
- Directed by: Tommy Lee Jones
- Cast: Tommy Lee Jones, Hilary Swank, Grace Gummer
- UK release: 21 November 2014
When Mary Cuddy (Swank) needs help escorting three madwomen from frontier Nebraska to Iowa, her only help is from rascally claim jumper George Briggs (Jones). A sombre, frequently horrific depiction of the pioneer experience, enlivened with flashes of sardonic humour and a few meaty cameos; Swank is heartbreaking and Jones keeps the western alive.
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Reviews & features
The Homesman17 Nov 2014
Striking, desperately sad western directed by and starring Tommy Lee Jones
Since Clint Eastwood hung up his holster those of us who love westerns thank Tommy Lee Jones for keeping the genre alive. That's not to say his second directorial effort, eight years after his fine debut The Three Burials of Melquiades Estrada, is any…
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