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In Powder River Wyoming, Sheriff Robert Marshall (Stephen Rea) is investigating the mysterious death of ex-cavalry soldier Timothy Flynn (Miguel Alvarez) and his ‘Homesteader’ wife, when things take a grim turn…

Meanwhile, looking to offset his loss of cattle, Thomas Trafford’s (Tom Hughes) outfit ‘legally’ appropriates a cattle herd previously belonging to Martha Myers (Valerie Pachner), who is determined to see their return at any cost.

Temporarily separated from Cornelia Locke (Emily Blunt) while she returns the children to their Mennonite family back south, Eli Whipp (Chaske Spencer) waits for her with John (Gary Farmer) and Katie Clarke (Kimberly Guerrero), Native American farmers apparently intent on modernising.

However Eli discovers the Clarkes’ true harvest is a far more sinister crop – forcing him to attempt an escape…

The English

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