• Little Woods (2019)

Little Woods

Release Date: April 19th, 2019

R |1 hr 45 min

Plot Summary

In North Dakota, two estranged sisters are driven to extremes when their mother dies, leaving them with one week to pay back her mortgage.

Cast: Tessa Thompson, Lily James, Luke Kirby, James Badge Dale, Lance Reddick, Elizabeth Maxwell, Luci Christian, Morgana Shaw

Director: Nia DaCosta

Genres: Drama

Production Co: Buffalo Picture House, Extra A Productions

Ratings & Reviews

  • 80
    Joe MorgensternWall Street Journal

    This startlingly accomplished debut feature by Nia DaCosta has the eyes and ears of a documentary — the opioid crisis is everywhere, the nearest hospital is far away — but the heart of a drama, and a stirring one. show more

  • 70
    David D'ArcyScreen International

    Nia DaCosta’s heartland tale, rough around some edges, is a promising feature debut. show more

  • 70
    John DeForeThe Hollywood Reporter

    Less relentlessly bleak than Winter's Bone, which along with Frozen River is an obvious inspiration here, the life-on-the-margins drama makes a fine, tense vehicle for Tessa Thompson, who in the last few years has stood out in a variety of genres. show more

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