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THE HOMESMAN
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R, 2 hr. 2 mins., Western, Drama

Set in 1854 in the harsh Nebraska frontier, a low-life drifter George Briggs (Oscar-Winner Tommy Lee Jones) is rescued by a pious, independent-minded woman named Mary Bee Cuddy (Oscar-Winner Hilary Swank). To pay back his debt, George reluctantly agrees to help Mary transport three women driven mad by the harsh frontier life across the treacherous land – where a kindly minister’s wife (Meryl Streep) has offered them hospice. The unlikely pair soon realizes just how daunting the journey will be and the group must traverse the vast Nebraska Territories which are marked by stark beauty, psychological peril and constant danger. Co-Written, directed and starri ng Tommy Lee Jones – based on the award-winning novel by acclaimed author Glendon Swarthout.

Cast
Tommy Lee Jones as George Briggs
Hilary Swank as Mary Bee Cuddy
Barry Corbin as Buster Shaver
David Dencik as Thor Svendsen
William Fichtner as Vester Belknap
Grace Gummer as Arabella Sours
John Lithgow as Reverend Alfred Dowd
Evan Jones as Bob Giffen
Tim Blake Nelson as Freighter
Miranda Otto as Theoline Belknap
Sonja Richter as Gro Svendsen
Jo Harvey Allen as Mrs. Polhemus
James Spader as Aloysius Duffy
Hailee Steinfeld as Tabitha Hutchinson
Meryl Streep as Altha Carter
Crew
Tommy Lee Jones Screenwriter/Director
Kieran Fitzgerald Screenwriter
Wesley A. Oliver Screenwriter
Glendon Swarthout Novel
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