Woman Walks Ahead

Woman Walks Ahead

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Jessica Chastain leads this historical law reform drama from Emmy-nominated director Susanna White (Generation Kill) and Oscar-nominated writer Steven Knight (Locke). More

In 1890, Catherine Weldon, a painter from New York, travels to North Dakota to paint a portrait of Sitting Bull and becomes involved in the struggle of the Lakota people to get the Government respects their rights over the land where they live.

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2018Rating: R103 minsUK, USABlack Bicycle Entertainment, Bedford Falls Productions, Potboiler Productions
DramaWesternHistorical

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Woman Walks Ahead | Reviews

Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

The story never comes to convincing life...

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Variety

Variety

Woman Walks Ahead offers dimension to its leading lady, but holds its Native characters to the same old surface stereotypes.

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The Guardian

The Guardian

Solidly crafted and well shot, if basically unchallenging...

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IGN

IGN

Woman Walks Ahead has some narrative issues but is ultimately a well-acted biographical drama.

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Entertainment Weekly

Entertainment Weekly

If it doesn't exactly feel revelatory or deeply explored as a historical document, it's still an intriguing story, capably told.

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The New York Times

The New York Times

Ridiculously romanticised and self-serving.

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

(Chastain and Greyeyes) do what they can to breathe some emotional fire into an underwhelming and often predictable script.

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Vanity Fair

Vanity Fair

Weldon and Sitting Bull deserve better. So do we.

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Time Out

Time Out

Jessica Chastain and Michael Greyeyes bring smarts and chemistry to this worthy Western.

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Woman Walks Ahead | Release Details

Woman Walks Ahead is available to stream in New Zealand now on Disney+.