This animated short tells the story of a dapper young remittance man, sent from England to Alberta (Canada) to attempt ranching in 1909. However, his affection for badminton, bird watching and liquor leaves him little time for wrangling cattle. It soon becomes clear that nothing in his refined upbringing has prepared him for the harsh conditions of the New World. A film about the beauty of the prairie, the pangs of homesickness and the folly of living dangerously out of context.
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Nominated for an Oscar for Best Animated Short at the 2012 Academy Awards. See more
The Cowboy's Last Ride
Composed by Judith Gruber-Stitzer See more