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Laura Clifford @ Reeling Reviews
Excerpt: Cowriter (with novelist Jon Raymond)/director Kelly Reichardt returns to the Pacific Northwest for a simple tale of friendship rooted in the compromised beginnings of American capitalism.
Karl Delossantos @ Smash Cut Reviews
Excerpt: Like all of director Kelly Reichardt’s films, First Cow is a warm blanket of a story where the stakes are never overstated, the characters are grounded to Earth, and the filmmaking leaves you to be immersed in its simple joys.
James Jay Edwards @ The Big Smoke America
Richard Gray @ The Reel Bits
Excerpt: In this udderly enchanting piece, indie filmmaker Kelly Reichardt returns to themes of bromance and natural realism without milking her recurring motifs.
Mark Hobin @ Fast Film Reviews
Excerpt: Those with the patience to luxuriate within a deliberate pace will be handsomely rewarded by this thoughtful tale.
MaryAnn Johanson @ FlickFilosopher.com
Excerpt: A simple story about friendship. A revisionist Western reworking fables of masculinity and frontiers. A softly savage deconstruction of the American dream, of capitalism itself. An astonishing movie.
Charlie Juihl @ Citizen Charlie
Excerpt: Kelly Reichardt is an idol in the world of independent film and First Cow will earn her even more acolytes who relish her more sedate and contemplative filmmaking style.
Aaron Neuwirth @ We Live Entertainment
Excerpt: For a film that is so simple and understated, First Cow knows how to hit at some interesting aspects of culture.
[New] | Amir Siregar @ Amir at the Movies [Indonesian]
Excerpt: Like all Reichardt’s films, ‘First Cow’ requires the viewer’s attention, and patience with the leisurely pace and attention to minor detail – but such patience is rewarded.
Andrew Wyatt @ The Lens
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