All Genres: Western
Release Year: 2006
Country: Canada, USA
Languages: English, Mandarin, Crow
Director: Walter Hill
Sound: Dolby Digital
Writing by: Alan Geoffrion – (written by)
Produced by: Stanley M. Brooks – executive producer
Rob Carliner – executive producer
Robert Duvall – executive producer
Michael Frislev – producer
Damian Ganczewski – producer
Alan Geoffrion – producer
Walter Hill – producer
Chad Oakes – producer
Ronald Parker – producer
Christina Wayne – executive producer
Cast: Robert Duvall – Prentice Ritter
Thomas Haden Church – Tom Harte
Greta Scacchi – Nola Johns
Gwendoline Yeo – Sun Foy 'aka' #3
Chris Mulkey – Big Ears
Rusty Schwimmer – Big Rump Kate
Scott Cooper – Gilpin
Valerie Tian – Ging Wa 'aka' #5
Caroline Chan – Mai Ling 'aka' #2
Olivia Cheng – Ye Fung 'aka' #4
Jadyn Wong – Ghee Moon 'aka' #1
Music: David Mansfield Van Dyke Parks
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Plot Outline: Set in 1898, Print Ritter and his estranged nephew Tom Harte become the reluctant guardians of five abused and abandoned Chinese girls…
Plot: Set in 1898, Print Ritter and his estranged nephew Tom Harte become the reluctant guardians of five abused and abandoned Chinese girls. Ritter and Harte's attempts to care for the girls are complicated by their responsibility to deliver a herd of horses while avoiding a group of bitter rivals intent on kidnapping the girls for their own purposes.
Movie Quotes: Tom Harte:”>after killing the man who stole from them, Harte returns to find his uncle teaching the girls English] So I went and got our horses and our money… had to stretch a fella… and you start a finishing school for Chinese girls.
Crazy Credits: We know about 3 Crazy Credits. One of them reads:
As the credits roll, a comedy reel shows scenes which didn't make it into the movie.
Goofs: We know about 6 goofs. Here comes one of them:
Crew or equipment visible: A camera is visible when Big Ears gets on a horse to go and visit Dink Yeatman.
Trivia: There are 1 entries in the trivia list – like these:
- At the 62nd Venice Film Festival, the movie received a 20-minute standing ovation.