Genre: Drama / West.
Duration: 118 min.
Music: William Tyler.
Photography: Christopher Blauvelt.
Screenplay: Kelly Reichardt and Jonathan Raymond.
Director: Kelly Reichardt.
Cast: John Magaro, Orion Lee, René Auberjonois, Toby Jones, Ewen Bremmer, Scott Shepherd, Gary Farmer.
Film based on a novel by Jonathan Raymond.
Year 1820, Otis “Cookie” Figowitz (John Magaro), a cook in the Western United States, makes friends in Oregon with a Chinese immigrant, King-Lu (Orion Lee), who proposes that he start a joint business: making cookies .
To do this, they must steal the milk of the only cow in the place, owned by a landowner (Toby Jones).
It is also known as “The First Cow”, “The First Cow of America”, “A Delicious Secret Recipe Late at Night” …
Other films by its director: Wendy and Lucy, Old Joy, Night moves …