First Cow

By Kelly Reichardt


The 1820s. Cook­ie Figowitz, a tac­i­turn lon­er and skilled cook, has trav­eled west and joined a group of fur trap­pers in Ore­gon Ter­ri­to­ry, though he only finds true con­nec­tion with King-Lu, a Chi­nese immi­grant also seek­ing his for­tune. Soon the two col­lab­o­rate on a suc­cess­ful busi­ness, although its longevi­ty is reliant upon the clan­des­tine par­tic­i­pa­tion of a near­by wealthy landowner’s prized milk­ing cow…

A full ret­ro­spec­tive of Kel­ly Reichardt’s work will take place at the Cen­tre Pom­pi­dou in Paris, from Jan­u­ary 23 to Feb­ru­ary 7, 2021, in her pres­ence.

By : Kelly Reichardt
Duration : 2h02
With : John Magaro, Orion Lee, Toby Jones, Ewen Bremmer, Scott Shepherd, Gary Farmer, Lily Gladstone
Type : Fiction
Nationality : USA

Pro­duc­tion  : Neil Kopp, Vin­cent Savi­no & Anish Sav­jani
Script : Jon Ray­mond & Kel­ly Reichardt d’après un roman de based on a nov­el by Jon Ray­mond
Cin­e­matog­ra­phy : Christo­pher Blau­velt
Edit­ing : Kel­ly Reichardt
Music : William Tyler
Cast : John Mag­a­ro, Ori­on Lee, Toby Jones, Ewen Brem­mer, Scott Shep­herd, Gary Farmer, Lily Glad­stone
World Sales : A24, +1 646 568 60 15,,

In Eng­lish with French sub­ti­tles

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