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128 Ratings

Cheyenne Autumn

Directed by John Ford
United States, 1964
Western, Drama


Three-hundred starving Cheyenne men, women, and children, forcibly resettled in the barren wastelands of Oklahoma, set out on a desperate 1500-mile trek back to their Yellowstone homeland.

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Cheyenne Autumn Directed by John Ford

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1965 | Nominee: Best Cinematography, Color

Golden Globes (USA)

1965 | Nominee: Best Supporting Actor




Critics reviews

The rueful, elegiac grandeur of John Ford’s final Western, from 1964, arises from a true story of a quasi-Biblical power, a sort of frontier Exodus that’s filmed with a majestic passion for the wild lands and for its indigenous dwellers.
December 17, 2012
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