• Certain Women (2016)

Certain Women

Release Date: October 14th, 2016

DVD Release Date: September 19th, 2017

R |1 hr 47 min

Plot Summary

Three strong-willed women (Kristen Stewart, Laura Dern, Michelle Williams) strive to forge their own paths amidst the wide-open plains of the American Northwest: a lawyer who finds herself contending with both office sexism and a hostage situation; a wife and mother whose determination to build her dream home puts her at odds with the men in her life; and a young law student who forms an ambiguous bond with a lonely ranch hand.

Cast: Kristen Stewart, Laura Dern, Michelle Williams, Rene Auberjonois, Jared Harris, James LeGros, John Getz, Ashlie Atkinson

Director: Kelly Reichardt

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Film Science, IFC Films

Keywords: Small town, Sacrifice, Charming, Husband, Wife, Brooding, School, 2010s, Friendship, Love, House, Emotional

Ratings & Reviews

  • 88
    Tirdad DerakhshaniPhiladelphia Inquirer

    Set against the backdrop of Montana's stunning wilderness, Certain Women portrays women at work and women in desire with the quiet confidence, simplicity, and directness of a true artist. show more

  • 90
    Anthony KaufmanScreen International

    Reichardt has crafted another deeply felt and beautifully ambiguous meditation on contemporary life in the far corners of the American heartland. show more

  • 100
    John AndersonWall Street Journal

    The characters are really minimalist masterpieces, sculpted, polished and uncompromisingly female. show more

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