PREVIEW: First Cow (12A)

WHO’S IN IT?

John Magaro (The Big Short), Orion Lee (Narcopolis), René Auberjonois (M*A*S*H), Toby Jones (Berberian Sound Studio), Ewen Bremner (Trainspotting), Scott Shepherd (Bridge of Spies), Gary Farmer (Dead Man), Lily Gladstone (Certain Women), Alia Shawkat (Green Room), Dylan Smith (300), Stephen Malkmus (Amboy), Mitchell Saddleback (Cold Pursuit), Jared Kasowski (film debut)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Kelly Reichardt (Night Moves), director, writer, editor; Jon Raymond (Meek’s Cutoff), writer; Neil Kopp (Paranoid Park), Vincent Savino (Blue Ruin) and Anish Savjani (Wendy and Lucy), producers; William Tyler (film debut), composer; Christopher Blauvelt (Emma), cinematographer

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

In 1800s Oregon, Cookie (Magaro) is a lonely cook accompanying a group of fur trappers across the wilderness. He soon befriends Chinese immigrant King-Lu (Lee), and the two embark on a new business opportunity together…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

Kelly Reichardt’s low-key historical drama is an atmospheric and rather sweet tale of friendship and achieving the American dream in a time when not many knew what that even could be.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 28TH MAY 2021

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

IN CINEMAS NATIONWIDE

 

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