First Cow (2020)

Genres - Drama  |   Sub-Genres - Period Film, Psychological Drama, Rural Drama  |   Run Time - 122 min.  |   Countries - United States   |   MPAA Rating - PG13
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Director/co-writer Kelly Reichardt’s American frontier drama is an adaptation of Jonathan Raymond’s 2004 novel “The Half-Life.” Starring John Magaro, Orion Lee, and Rene Auberjonois, it revolves around an unlikely friendship between a hired cook and a mysterious Chinese man in the 1820s Oregon Territory. The two of them develop a lucrative enterprise that revolves around the first cow in the territory.




biscuits, cow, friendship, get-rich-quick-scheme, immigrant, landowner