Woman Walks Ahead

Genre:  Drama
Running Time:  101 min.
Digital: June 26, 2018
DVD/Blu-ray: August 28, 2018

Current rating: Rating: 3.67
based on 6 votes and 3 reviews
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Cast: Jessica Chastain, Ciarán Hinds, Sam Rockwell, Michael Nouri, Michael Greyeyes

Synopsis

In the 1890s, Catherine Weldon (Jessica Chastain), a portrait painter from Brooklyn, travels with her young son to the Standing Rock Reservation in Dakota Territory to paint a portrait of Chief Sitting Bull (Michael Greyeyes).

While there, she becomes embroiled in the Lakota peoples' struggle to retain the rights to their land and she begins writing letters to the federal government on behalf of Sitting Bull and his people.

Director: Susanna White
Screenplay: Steven Knight

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  • 1 star "Absolutely horrible movie! Politically correct on every count, fake history. The director had/has no idea of how a woman, indian or inhabitants of the old west would act; it's almost like a middle ages morality play put on by the church; in this case, the Church of Modern Political Correctness subsidized by the Nancy Pelosi and Pocahantas"
  • 5 stars "Well Done"
  • 5 stars "Representation of indigenous history"