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533 Ratings

Slow West

Directed by John Maclean
New Zealand, 2015
Drama, Western


Set at the end of the nineteenth century, 16-year-old Jay Cavendish journeys across the American frontier in search of the woman he loves. He is joined by Silas, a mysterious traveller, and hotly pursued by an outlaw along the way.

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Slow West Directed by John Maclean

Awards & Festivals

Sundance Film Festival

2015 | Winner: World Cinema - Dramatic (Grand Jury Prize)

Indiewire Critics' Poll

2015 | Nominee: Best First Feature

European Film Awards

2015 | Nominee: European Discovery of the Year

London Critics Circle Film Awards

2016 | Winner: Breakthrough British/Irish Filmmaker

2016 | Nominee: British/Irish Actor of the Year

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