A24 and Kelly Reichardt's The First Cow trailer promises a story of quiet discovery on the Oregon Trail of the 19th century.
In short work over the last decade, A24 has proven itself to be one of the best indie studios and tastemakers in the industry. Truly turning their studio name into a brand for a specific niche audience of cinephiles and hipsters everywhere, each of their curated projects attract instant attention, and First Cow is no different. One of the A24’s earliest 2020 releases also happens to be the newest movie from writer-director Kelly Reichardt.
The film, which previously played at the Telluride and New York Film festivals, is Reichardt’s first effort since 2016’s Certain Women, and bares at least a passing resemblance to Wendy and Lucy, with its focus on the bond between man and animal. Albeit the cow in First Cow appears