The film was selected to compete for the Palme d'Or in the main competition section at the 2014 Cannes Film Festival and received a North American limited release on November 14, 2014, by Roadside Attractions. The Homesman has received mostly positive reviews from critics. Rotten Tomatoes gave the film a rating average of 7.1/10.
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May 18, 2014 · December 19, 2014 A homesman is someone tasked to bring people back to their homes. In this film, the people that needed safe transport are three mentally- disturbed women. Mary Bee McCuddy, a plain but hardy spinster, volunteered to be their homesman.
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Movie Info A frontier farm woman (Hilary Swank) saves the life of a claim-jumper (Tommy Lee Jones) and persuades him to help her escort three insane women to a safe haven in Iowa.
- western, drama
In Tommy Lee Jones. …cowrote, directed, and starred in The Homesman (2014), a western about a pioneer woman (played by Hilary Swank) and a claim jumper (Jones) who must shepherd three mentally unstable women from the Nebraska Territory to Iowa in the late 19th century. He later played a doctor who transfers the consciousness….
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Nov 14, 2014 · Powered by JustWatch. The journey in Tommy Lee Jones' "The Homesman", based on the 1988 novel by Glendon Swarthout, travels from west to east, from the unmarked Nebraska territory to a town in Iowa. It is a reverse trajectory of the typical Western path, the wildness of the prairies and plains reverting, startlingly, to a tame village perched on the edge of the placid Missouri River.
The Homesman is a 2014 historical drama that is a feature film adaptation of the Glendon Swarthout novel of the same name. The film was produced and directed by Tommy Lee Jones , who also stars in the film as George Briggs, a man who is saved from hanging by an unmarried woman ( Hilary Swank ), and then together they attempt to take three mentally ill women across the harsh land to a church that will take care of them.
Four pioneer women, all of them wives, for one reason or another have gone insane in a territory lacking an asylum. By default, Mary Bee Cuddy is chosen as the “homesman,” the person who will...
May 19, 2015 · Titled The Homesman and set in 1855, it refers to a man hired to escort women home “back east” who had failed to adapt to frontier life in the Nebraska Territory. In this case, three married women...