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Meek's Cutoff is a american film of genre Drama directed by Kelly Reichardt released in USA on 8 october 2010 with Michelle Williams

Meek's Cutoff (2010)

Meek's Cutoff
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Released in USA 8 october 2010
Length 1h44
Directed by
OriginUSA
Genres Drama,    Action,    Western
Rating65% 3.2990653.2990653.2990653.2990653.299065

Meek's Cutoff is a 2010 American western film directed by Kelly Reichardt. The film was shown in competition at the 67th Venice International Film Festival. The story is loosely based on a historical incident on the Oregon Trail in 1845, in which frontier guide Stephen Meek led a wagon train on an ill-fated journey through the Oregon desert along the route later known as the Meek Cutoff in the western United States.

Synopsis

In 1845, a small band of settlers traveling across the Oregon High Desert suspect their guide, Stephen Meek, may not actually know where he is going. What was supposed to be a two-week journey stretches into five. With no relief in sight, tensions rise as water becomes increasingly scarce and supplies run low. The wives look on as the husbands discuss what to do, unable to participate in the decision making. The dynamics of power begins to shift when they capture a lone Indian and hold him captive so he may lead them to water. Questions plague the settlers as they press on with dwindling resources: Should they trust Meek? Will the Indian lead them to water or a trap? Are there others following them? How much longer can they survive?

Actors

Michelle Williams

(Emily Tetherow)
Paul Dano

(Thomas Gately)
Bruce Greenwood

(Stephen Meek)
Shirley Henderson

(Glory White)
Neal Huff

(William White)
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