Plot Synopsis

  • WARNING: Spoilers

    A recent widow (Ferrell) and her daughter travel to Wyoming in 1910, to work as housekeeper for a stern rancher (Torn). Once there she decides to try and homestead a piece of land of her own, but the year that follows is full of harsh weather and isolation. A moving drama about life on the frontier based on the real-life frontier diaries of Elinore Randall Stewart.