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3.6
6,258 Ratings

True Grit

Directed by Joel Coen, Ethan Coen
United States, 2010
Adventure, Drama, Western

Synopsis

A tenacious teenage girl is looking to settle the score with the gunman who killed her father. She enlists the help of a U.S. marshal- also a belligerent drunk- to aid in her vengeful quest across the desert to
dispense some Old West justice.

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True Grit Directed by Joel Coen, Ethan Coen

Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

2011 | 10 nominations including: Best Motion Picture of the Year

Kinema Junpo Awards

2011 | Nominee: Best Foreign Film

Critics reviews

Cogburn rides with Mattie all through the night to the nearest town on her horse. That is until the horse dies from an exploded heart, then Cogburn carries her in his arms. It vaguely recalls the river sequence in The Night of the Hunter… It’s otherworldly, it’s touching, it’s like nothing else in the Coens’ body of work. The sequence gets at the core of True Grit. It’s just Mattie, Cogburn, and the blurring landscape around them. The Coens are lyrical when they play it straight.
March 17, 2017
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The film is an affectionate, snow-globe-like re-creation of the West, both a tribute to a forgotten genre and a comment on it. And it all works beautifully, featuring some of their most heartrending moments. There’s a reason why this is their biggest box-office hit to date.
February 05, 2016
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