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First Cow (2019)

PG-13 | | Drama | 30 August 2019 (USA)
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A skilled cook has traveled west and joined a group of fur trappers in Oregon, though he only finds true connection with a Chinese immigrant also seeking his fortune. Soon the two collaborate on a successful business.

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Kelly Reichardt

Writers:

Jonathan Raymond (novel), Jonathan Raymond (screenplay by) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Magaro ... Cookie Figowitz
Orion Lee ... King Lu
Rene Auberjonois
Toby Jones ... Chief Factor
Ewen Bremner ... Lloyd
Scott Shepherd ... Captain
Gary Farmer ... Totillicum
Lily Gladstone ... Chief Factor's Wife
Alia Shawkat ... Woman with Dog
John Keating ... Pat
Dylan Smith ... Jack
Manuel Rodriguez ... Bill
Clayton Nemrow ... Clyde
Jared Kasowski ... Thomas
Jeb Berrier ... Cribbage Player
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A loner and cook (John Magaro) has traveled west and joined a group of fur trappers in Oregon Territory, though he only finds connection with a Chinese immigrant (Orion Lee). The men collaborate on a business, although its longevity is reliant upon the participation of a wealthy landowner's prized milking cow. Written by A24

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for brief strong language. | See all certifications »
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 August 2019 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

First Cow See more »

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Box Office

Gross USA:

$101,068

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$101,068
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Film Science See more »
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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The film is based on the book The Half-Life by Jonathan Raymond. See more »

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If you're a fan of this kind of cinema, you'll take to it
15 March 2020 | by Red_IdentitySee all my reviews

This is not a film for everyone, just like Kelly Reichardt films are not for everyone. So if you've seen her films, you kind of know what you're getting into, except this one is more plot-driven than many of her films.


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