Wind River

Synopsis: A veteran hunter helps an FBI agent to investigate the murder of a young woman on a Wyoming Native American reservation,
Genre: Crime, Drama, Mystery
Director(s): Taylor Sheridan
Production: The Weinstein Company
  8 wins & 18 nominations.
Rotten Tomatoes:
107 min

There is a meadow..

in my perfect world.

Where wind..

dances the branches of the tree...

... casting leopards spots of light

across the face of pond.

The tree stands tall...

and.. grand and alone,

... shading the world beneath it.

There will come a day when I rest

against its spine...

... and look out over a valley where

the sun warms, but never burns.

I will watch leaves turn..

Green, then amber,

then crimson.

Then no

leaves at all...

But the tree will not die.

For in this place,

winter never comes...

It is here,

in the cradle of all I hold dear,

... I guard every memory of


And when I find myself frozen in

the mud of the real

... far from

your loving eyes...

... I will return to

this place, close mine,...

... and take solace in the simple

perfection of knowing you.

Did you see Wyman's sheep dogs near

the flock?


Told me he had six dogs watching

over it.

No. I am not to tell you..

I got a call from Tribal Police,

chief was asking for you.

There was a mountain lion working through

the flocks east of Boulder Flats.

You'd think folks would realize this

isn't sheep country.

Yeah, tore up a horse and some weanlings


That sounds like wolves.

Chief says it's a cat, and they

ain't had no luck getting it.

I'll give him a call.

Yeah. Drop those off at Fish and Game.


- You got blood on your shirt..

- Just getting for work..

Who was the victim today?

Looks like it's gonna be me.

Want some coffee?



So, I gotta go to the Rez tomorrow,.

thought I'd take Casey by

to see your folks..

Something killed a yearling in the pasture

behind their house.

Yeah... That's why I'm going.

Don't let Casey out of your sight

on the Rez, okay?

Like I said, I'm gonna leave him

with your folks while I scout.

- You know what I mean.

- Yeah, I do. I won't.

- Case.

- Dad?

- Come on, bun... time to go.

- Okay, I am coming.

Whoa, whoa, whoa..!

Where is your bb gun

pointing at right now?

- Come here, come down here.

- Sorry, Dad.

Hey, where's the rule bud?

Okay, guns are always loaded,

even if it ain't.. Right?

Okay, come on buddy.

Put that in the truck. Hurry up.

- Okay.

- Don't run.

- I'll be back Monday afternoon.

- Okay.

I don't need him to be missing school

to go chasing coyotes with you.

Yeah.. alright.

Is this it?

- No, no. Let him, let him.

- Yeah. I know.

He's still learning to

do things for himself.

I agreed, but I've stood here..

as long as I need to stand here.

Thanks for the coffee.

Good luck on that interview in Jackson.


Take Togwotee Pass.

And don't go through Pinedale.

This storm's coming

from the south so...

Yeah, you can drag me through

Pinedale with a rope.


Well, good luck.

You hear that?

Cause it's hungry.

Chats on boys.

- You okay?

- Fine.

Gotta push his nose back

when he rubs it on you like that.

- Okay?

- Okay.


Told'ya I'd get that hat dirty..

They got the height advantage

on me is the deal..

Is that right?

Let's fix that. Come on.

- Close the gate for me, would you?

- Okay.

Hey zed.

- You want zed to be your horse, don't you?

- Yeah.

You are gonna have to prove it. Not to me,

you gotta prove it to him.

Come over here.

You gotta earn his respect from him.

When you do that,

he would be standing on your ground.

Who's got the height advantage now?

Who's got the height advantage?

Just back him up.

Gentle.. so you chose you not to be.

Take him around.

That's it. Press her up by his foots.

Keep on going.

There you go.

You show him who's boss.

You are side passing over this way?

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Taylor Sheridan

Taylor Sheridan (born May 21, 1970) is an American screenwriter, director and actor. Sheridan first reached prominence for portraying David Hale in the FX television series Sons of Anarchy. Sheridan has written several films, including the screenplay for Sicario (2015), for which he was nominated for the Writers Guild of America Award for Best Original Screenplay. He was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Original Screenplay for Hell or High Water (2016), which was nominated for four Oscars, including Best Picture. Credited with redefining the modern Western, Sheridan also wrote and directed the 2017 crime film Wind River and wrote Sicario's 2018 sequel. more…

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