The year is 1845, the earliest days of the Oregon Trail, and a wagon team of three families has hired the mountain man Stephen Meek to guide them over the Cascade Mountains. Claiming to know a short cut, Meek leads the group on an unmarked path across the desert.
Creditsdirector: Kelly Reichardt
composer: Jeff Grace
producer: Elizabeth Cuthrell, Neil Kopp, Anish Savjani, David Urrutia
production company: Evenstar Films
KELLY REICHARDT: River of Grass (1994), Ode (1999), Then a Year (2001, short), Old Joy (2006), Wendy and Lucy (2008), Travis (2009, video short), Meek’s Cutoff (2010).