"The Homesman" is the kind of film that makes me yearn for the days of John Wayne and Sergio Leone. But, there's one big difference. This is a story that discards nostalgia for cruelty and hardship.
Nov 14, 2014 · The Homesman movie reviews & Metacritic score: When three women living on the edge of the American frontier are driven mad by harsh pioneer life, the task of saving them falls to the pious, independent-minde...
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'THE HOMESMAN': Four and a Half Stars (Out of Five) Tommy Lee Jones directed, co-wrote and stars in this western/drama film (set in the 1850s midwest) about a 'spinster' and a 'drifter' transporting three women, driven mad by the hardships of the time, across the country.
When I read that the late, great novelist Glendon Swarthout's The Homesman was being made into a movie I got excited, but wondered if Hollywood would somehow soften this tough, realistic story about the struggles many women faced in the Western frontier in the 1800s.
Dec 04, 2014 · The Homesman is produced, directed by and stars Tommy Lee Jones who brings us a visually beautiful and brutally honest visit to the mid-west of the 1850s. The desolate and unforgiving Nebraska territory is the stage and the characters are the disarmingly normal settlers whose shoulders we stand on.
Nov 14, 2014 · The West, as seen in "The Homesman," is an unforgiving place, with flashes of stark and nightmarish beauty. Three women have lost their minds in "The Homesman," but honestly, everyone you meet in the film is slightly crazy, the homesman most of all. Nobody is a pillar of mental health.
Audience Reviews for The Homesman. Jul 26, 2015 "The Homesman" is a remarkable western delving into numerous social issues all but ignored by other films of the genre (such as the role of marriage ...
- western, drama
May 18, 2014 · Directed by Tommy Lee Jones. With Tommy Lee Jones, Hilary Swank, Grace Gummer, Miranda Otto. Three women who have been driven mad by pioneer life are to be transported across the country by covered wagon by the pious, independent-minded Mary Bee Cuddy, who in turn employs low-life drifter George Briggs to assist her.
May 2017) (Learn how and when to remove this template message) The Homesman is a 2014 Western historical drama film set in the 1850s Midwest, directed by Tommy Lee Jones . The screenplay by Jones, Kieran Fitzgerald and Wesley Oliver is based on the 1988 novel of the same name by Glendon Swarthout .
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