First Cow (2019)
First Cow is a 2019 American western drama film about the life of two pioneers seeking their golden fortune in America. Life is hard for the two as like most they live in a small shack together. Determined to increase their status and lot in life they come up with a scheme to sell oily cakes, but they are missing one key ingredient; which they do find in a single lone cow.
Directed by Kelly Reichardt, from a screenplay by Reichardt and Jonathan Raymond based on Raymond’s novel The Half Life. It stars John Magaro as Cookie, Orion Lee as King-Lu, Toby Jones as the Chief and Elie the cow.
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