R | | Drama, Western
Three women who have been driven mad by pioneer life are to be transported across the country by covered wagon by the pious, independent-minded Mary Bee Cuddy, who in turn employs low-life drifter George Briggs to assist her.
Danish director Nikolaj Arcel recommended fellow Dane Sonja Richter for the part of Gro Svendsen. Arcel said Jones approached him a few minutes after A Royal Affair (2012) was nominated for Best Foreign Language Film.
Mary Bee Cuddy:
Come on, girls.
During the Indian attack, every shot of the carriage has mountains in the background. The road from Nebraska to Iowa is nowhere near any mountains.
$139,311 (USA) (21 November 2014)
$2,428,883 (USA) (22 February 2015)