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Woman Walks Ahead (2017)

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Catherine Weldon, a portrait painter from 1890s Brooklyn, travels to Dakota to paint a portrait of Sitting Bull and becomes embroiled in the Lakota peoples' struggle over the rights to their land.

Director:

Susanna White

Writer:

Steven Knight
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jessica Chastain ... Catherine Weldon
Louisa Krause ... Loretta
Boots Southerland Boots Southerland ... Cab Driver NY
Chaske Spencer ... Chaska
Ciarán Hinds ... James McLaughlin (as Ciaran Hinds)
Kindall Charters ... Waiter - Sleeping Car
Sam Rockwell ... Silas Groves
Jacob Browne ... Waiter - Dining Car
Luce Rains ... Old Man at Train Station
Rod Rondeaux Rod Rondeaux ... Indian Robber
Rulan Tangen ... Susan McLaughlin
Michael Greyeyes ... Sitting Bull
Monika Crowfoot Monika Crowfoot ... Seen By The Nation
Debbie Black Lance Debbie Black Lance ... Old Sioux Woman
David Midthunder ... Shell King
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Storyline

Catherine Weldon, a portrait painter from 1890s Brooklyn, travels to Dakota to paint a portrait of Sitting Bull and becomes embroiled in the Lakota peoples' struggle over the rights to their land.

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Defy your times.


Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for brief violence and language | See all certifications »

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Trivia

The movie is based on Eileen Pollack's "Woman Walking Ahead: In Search of Catherine Weldon and Sitting Bull", a book released on 2002. See more »

Quotes

Catherine Weldon: It's darn hard being brave.
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Absolute Beautiful Movie
30 August 2018 | by krnmrclSee all my reviews

Thank you for bringing this wonderful historical movie to the big screen. Jessica was outstanding, as were all the Native American actors. I had not seen any of them before in a film, they were superb! Sam Rockwell always plays such a GREAT BADASS. He should get a award nomination as well for his work in this movie! My hope also is that Native Americans continually regain their power and their beautiful culture and spirituality stays intact for eternity.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Sioux

Release Date:

29 June 2018 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

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Filming Locations:

New Mexico, USA See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$6,863, 1 July 2018

Gross USA:

$57,528

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$80,912
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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