First Cow Script

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Director:Kelly Reichardt
Written by:Kelly Reichardt (Screenplay), Jonathan Raymond (Novel)

Script Synopsis:A taciturn loner and skilled cook has traveled west and joined a group of fur trappers in Oregon Territory, though he only finds true connection with a Chinese immigrant also seeking his fortune; soon the two collaborate on a successful business, although its longevity is reliant upon the clandestine participation of a nearby wealthy landowner’s prized milking cow.