Jon Hamm stars here in his first big screen leading role since television’s “Mad Men” came to an end.
How the Western has changed since those earlier depictions of the valiant cowboys or charging cavalry versus the snarling, savage, barely human “Red Indians” – Native Americans to you today.
This film is based on a largely forgotten piece of history, which has been approached by director Asante and writer Guy Hibbert in accordance with contemporary sentiments to make an absorbing and effective love story with a political edge.
Rosamund Pike (Gone Girl) stars as a small town nurse who gets brutally attacked and raped in her own home by a mysterious man (Shiloh Fernandez). Following his arrest, she starts to write to him but the letters all get returned unopened. Determined to confront him she then starts to regularly visit him in prison and seemingly befriends him, against her father’s (Nick Nolte) express wishes. Unable to understand his daughters...