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Wind River (2017)

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A veteran hunter helps an FBI agent investigate the murder of a young woman on a Wyoming Native American reservation.

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Taylor Sheridan

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Taylor Sheridan
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Kelsey Asbille ... Natalie
Jeremy Renner ... Cory Lambert
Julia Jones ... Wilma
Teo Briones ... Casey
Apesanahkwat ... Dan Crowheart
Graham Greene ... Ben
Elizabeth Olsen ... Jane Banner
Tantoo Cardinal ... Alice Crowheart
Eric Lange ... Dr. Whitehurst
Gil Birmingham ... Martin
Althea Sam ... Annie
Tokala Black Elk ... Sam Littlefeather (as Tokala Clifford)
Martin Sensmeier ... Chip
Tyler Laracca ... Frank
Shayne J. Cullen Shayne J. Cullen ... BIA Officer #1 (as Shayne Joel Cullen)

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Storyline

East of Boulder Flats, deep into the vast and unforgiving white territory of the Wind River Indian Reservation, the seasoned game tracker, Cory Lambert, discovers the frozen body of the young Native American, Natalie. As this is a federal crime, the F.B.I. dispatches the inexperienced but courageous agent Jane Banner to lead the investigation, however, the unprepared outsider will soon team up with Cory to unravel the mystery of Natalie's murder. Before long, Cory will inevitably have to face his own past, while at the same time, both he and Jane are thirsting to see justice done. In the end, will this be a fruitful alliance? Written by Nick Riganas

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Rated R for strong violence, a rape, disturbing images, and language | See all certifications »

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Goofs

The sign outside of Lander has a Cowboy on a horse on it, yet the real sign has an Indian on it, as you can see on google street view. this was made to stand with the movie's general plot. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Natalie: [narrating] There is a meadow in my perfect world. Where wind dances the branches of the tree, casting leopards spots of light across the face of pond. The tree stands tall, and grand, and alone, shading the world beneath it.
Natalie: [girl running frantically] It's here, in the cradle of all I hold dear.
[she falls]
Natalie: I guard every memory of you. And when I find myself frozen in the mud of the real... far from your loving eyes, I will return to this place, close mine, and take solace in the ...
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Engrossing and dramatic.
8 April 2019 | by Sleepin_DragonSee all my reviews

This is a truly gripping, engaging and dramatic film. The first thing anyone will be aware of, is the quality of the production values, it is superbly made, gloriously acted, and meticulously filmed. A very classy production indeed.

You have to credit the sheer quality of the source material, a wonderful and sad plot, with plenty of twists and turns. Murder mystery fans will enjoy, thriller fans will also enjoy.

There are some truly big moments, one that will make you empathise with the victim's family, one that will leave you with your mouth open, as a big fight occurs.

So impressed by this movie. 9/10


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Language:

English

Release Date:

18 August 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Wind River See more »

Filming Locations:

Park City Studios, Utah, USA See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

$11,000,000 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$161,558, 6 August 2017

Gross USA:

$33,800,859

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$43,980,821
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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