Meeks Cutoff – Reelworld (Kent Tentschert and Carol Hemphill)

Posted by May 16, 2011 | Movie: Meeks Cutoff
Meeks Cutoff - Reelworld (Kent Tentschert and Carol Hemphill) CAROL’S Take: In 1845, three families left the Oregon Trail for a short-cut known to their guide, Stephen Meek (Bruce Greenwood). Now they are lost. Week after week, the pioneers trudge alongside wagons. The men drive the oxen, make repairs, and hunt. They also discuss whether or not to hang Meek. The women gather wood, cook, do laundry, and knit. They ford a river without knowing it is the last water they will see. To read the rest of Carol’s review, visit:...