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274 Ratings


France, United Kingdom, 2009


This breathtaking chronicle follows an ever-surprising group of modern-day cowboys as they lead an enormous herd of sheep up and then down the slopes of the Beartooth Mountains in Montana on their way to market. Call it an abstract Western or the last round-up.

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Sweetgrass Directed by Ilisa Barbash, Lucien Castaing-Taylor

Awards & Festivals

Independent Spirit Awards

2011 | 2 nominations including: Best Documentary

Village Voice Film Poll

2010 | 2nd place: Best Documentary Feature Film

Indiewire Critics' Poll

2010 | 2nd place: Best Documentary

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