Meek’s Cutoff (2010)

Meek’s Cutoff was released on DVD on September 13, 2011
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Storyline:

MEEK’S CUTOFF, from acclaimed director Kelly Reichardt (WENDY AND LUCY, OLD JOY), is a stark and poetic drama set in 1845, the earliest days of the treacherous Oregon Trail. A wagon train of three families (including two-time Academy Award® nominee Michelle Williams) has hired mountain man Stephen Meek to guide them over the Cascade Mountains. Claiming to know a shortcut, Meek leads the group on an unmarked path across the high plain desert, only to become lost in the dry rock and sage.

Over the coming days, the emigrants must face the scourges of hunger, thirst, and their own lack of faith in each other’s instincts for survival. When a Native American wanderer crosses their path, the emigrants are torn between their trust in a guide who has proven himself unreliable and a man who has always been seen as their natural born enemy.

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On DVD:

US DVD Release Date September 13, 2011
UK DVD Release Date UK - Not announced
Australia DVD Release Date AU - Not announced

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Complete Movie Details

Run time 104 Minutes
DVD and Blu-ray Release Date September 13, 2011
Actors Michelle Williams, Bruce Greenwood, Will Patton, Paul Dano, Zoe Kazan
Directed by Kelly Reichardt
Studio Oscilloscope Pictures
MPAA PG (Rated PG for some mild violent content, brief language and smoking)
Gross $977,600
Genre(s) Drama, Western
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