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Set in 1845, this drama follows a group of settlers as they embark on a punishing journey along the Oregon Trail. When their guide leads them astray, the expedition is forced to contend with the unforgiving conditions of the high plain desert.

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Directed by

Kelly Reichardt

Written by

Jonathan Raymond (Writer)

Runtime

104 minutes

Country

United States of America

Language

English

Tagline

The Road to Civilisation is Not Always Civilised

Cast

Keywords

woman director family relationships native american pioneer oregon gold tree settler thirst salt lake city

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