Certain Women

Director: Kelly Reichardt.
Starring: Laura Dern, Kristen Stewart, Michelle Williams. USA 2016. 107 mins.

Kelly Reichardt (Meek’s Cutoff, Wendy And Lucy, Night Moves) directs Laura Dern, Michelle Williams, Kristen Stewart and Lily Gladstone in this portrait of independent women whose lives intersect in a small town in Montana. Based on Maile Meloy’s short stories, and lovingly shot against the stunning backdrop of mountains and open landscapes in 16mm, the stellar cast and newcomer Lily Gladstone are superbly directed by Reichardt.

Laura (Dern) is an overworked lawyer trying to defend a construction worker injured at work. Reichardt regular Michelle Williams is Gina, an ambitious wife and mother building a new home with her husband. Lily Gladstone plays lonely ranch hand Jamie, who enrols at an evening class and develops confusing feelings for supply teacher Beth (Stewart). Certain Women, winner of Best Film at the London Film Festival, confirms writer-director-editor Kelly Reichardt as one of today’s leading filmmakers.

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