First Cow

Dir: Kelly Reichardt
Cast: Alia Shawkat, John Magaro, Dylan Smith
122mins   2021   UK   12A   English   

Two travellers, on the run from a band of vengeful hunters in the 1820s Northwest, dream of striking it rich - but their tenuous plan to make their fortune on the frontier comes to rely on the secret use of a landowner's prized dairy cow.

'This touching take on friendship illustrates how integral it is to human happiness and perhaps even survival' - Emma Simmonds, The List