Chaske Spencer and Sam Rockwell also star. Summary: Based on true events, Woman Walks Ahead tells the story of Catherine Weldon (Jessica Chastain), a widowed artist from New York who, in the 1880s, traveled alone to North Dakota to paint a portrait of Chief Sitting Bull (Michael Greyeyes). This one-page guide includes a plot summary and brief analysis of Woman Walking Ahead by Eileen Pollack. [16][17][18][19] The New York Times critic Jeannette Catsoulis called his performance "a miracle of intelligence and dignity". Best Movie, TV and Comics of the Year Awards 2020, IGN First: All of Our Games to Watch in 2021, Persona 5 Strikers 2021 Western Launch Officially Announced, Attack on Titan: Season 4, Episode 1 Review, Cyberpunk 2077 1.05 Hotfix Released for PlayStation and Xbox. Woman Walks Ahead offers dimension to its leading lady, but holds its Native characters to the same old surface stereotypes. In her Woman Walks Ahead review, Staci Layne Wilson asks about artistic license. [5] On September 14, 2016, Michael Greyeyes, Sam Rockwell, Ciarán Hinds, Chaske Spencer, and Bill Camp joined the cast, with principal photography having begun in New Mexico. The scene in the movie in which Weldon, who was not very wealthy, gives her money and possessions to feed the hungry people is fairly accurate. Also sign me up for FanMail to get updates on all things movies: tickets, special offers, screenings + more. Unfortunately, “Woman Walks Ahead,” although an earnest look at an actual historical incident, proves to be less than the sum of its parts. The film premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival September 10, 2017. Not to sound like a jerk, but the brutish behavior towards Weldon isn’t comparable to the wiping out of an indigenous people. Read full review. [10][11], It was released through DirecTV Cinema on May 31, 2018, before being released in a limited release on June 29, 2018. Synopsis: Catherine Weldon (Jessica Chastain) moves from Brooklyn to the Standing Rock Reservation in Dakota Territory to help Sioux chieftain Sitting Bull keep the land for his people. But there are a few key differences. Fandango FANALERT® Sign up for a FANALERT® to find out when tickets are available in your area. Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading Woman Walking Ahead: In Search of Catherine Weldon and Sitting Bull: New and Updated Edition. Woman Walks Ahead (2017) Plot Summary (1) Catherine Weldon, a portrait painter from 1890s Brooklyn, travels to Dakota to paint a portrait of Sitting Bull and becomes embroiled in the Lakota peoples' struggle over the rights to their land. Woman Walks Ahead is a film directed by Susanna White with Jessica Chastain, Sam Rockwell, Ciarán Hinds, Michael Greyeyes .... Year: 2017. Woman Walks Ahead (DVD) : Catherine Weldon, a portrait painter from 1890s Brooklyn, travels to North Dakota to paint a portrait of Chief Sitting Bull and becomes embroiled in the Lakota peoples' struggle over the rights to their land. Chaske Spencer and Sam Rockwell also star. [4], On February 3, 2016, it was reported that Jessica Chastain was in talks to play Sitting Bull's confidante in Woman Walks Ahead, directed by Susanna White. Woman Walks Ahead has some narrative issues but is ultimately a well-acted biographical drama. [6], The film had its world premiere at the Toronto International Film Festival on September 10, 2017. Woman Walks Ahead est un film dramatique et historique américain réalisé par Susanna White, présenté au festival international du film de Toronto 2017 et sorti en salles en 2018. [9] Its U.S. premiere was at the Tribeca Film Festival on April 25, 2018. 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