Plot & Details
Tommy Lee Jones made his directorial debut in this made-for-television movie about an aging cowboy dealing with the changing face of the West. Jones stars as Hewey Calloway, a cowboy who has roamed the West for years, who suddenly finds himself at a crossroads -- torn between the freedom of his lifestyle and the security of a loving family and homestead. The film was based on the book by Elmer Kelton and filmed in Texas.
- Genre(s): Drama
- Run Time: 130min.
- Director(s): Tommy Lee Jones
- Starring: Tommy Lee Jones , Terry Kinney , Frances McDormand , Sam Shepard , Sissy Spacek
- Themes: Redemption,Starting Over,Lone Wolves
- Tone: Atmospheric,Compassionate,Earnest,Reflective
- Keywords: cowboy, homestead, independence, life-changes, life-choices, love