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First CowFirst Cow

First Cow

A different kind of Western

Drama, History, Western

7.7

movie

United States of America

English

Heart-warming, Quirky, Slow

2020

Female director, Kelly Reichardt

Alia Shawkat, Dylan Smith, Eric Martin Reid

122 min

Synopsis

In the 1820s, a taciturn loner and skilled cook travels west to Oregon Territory, where he meets a Chinese immigrant also seeking his fortune. Soon the two team up on a dangerous scheme to steal milk from the wealthy landowner’s prized Jersey cow – the first, and only, in the territory.

Our Take

7.7
Bilal Zouheir

Two misfits, an immigrant and a traveling cook, team up to start an unlikely enterprise in this slow but captivating drama. The story, set in 19th century Pacific Northwest, evolves around the arrival of the first cow to that part of the world. This presents a unique opportunity that the two main characters try to benefit from. 

First Cow is a mix between a Western and a modern-day plot-less indie drama.  It has likable characters, stunning scenery, and a fascinating look into how social outcasts lived back then.

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