Wind River 2017 Movie Info:-
Wind River 2017 neo-Western murder mystery film written and directed by Taylor Sheridan. The film stars Jeremy Renner and Elizabeth Olsen as a U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service tracker and an FBI agent, respectively, who try to solve a murder on the Indian Reservation in Wyoming. Gil Birmingham, Jon Bernthal, and Graham Greene also star.
Sheridan has said that he wrote the film to raise awareness of the issue of the high number of Indigenous women who are raped and murdered, both on and off reservations. Wind River premiered at the 2017 Sundance Film Festival and was released in the United States on August 4, 2017.
The film received generally positive reviews from critics and was a box office success, grossing $45 million against an $11 million budget. It was theatrically released by The Weinstein Company (TWC), but in October 2017.
following the reporting of numerous sexual abuse allegations against him, the film’s distribution rights for home media were acquired by Lionsgate. Weinstein’s credits and logo were omitted on home media and streaming services, which resulted in TWC losing distribution rights. It has been streamed on Netflix.
Wind River 2017 movie Plot:-
During the winter on the Indian Reservation in Wyoming, expert tracker and U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service agent Cory Lambert discovers the frozen body of 18-year-old Natalie Hanson in the snow. Her body is barefoot, without proper winter attire, miles from any building, and has a blood-stained groin.
FBI Special Agent Jane Banner arrives to investigate a possible homicide because the FBI has jurisdiction over murder cases on reservations. The next day, Banner learns from Natalie’s father, Martin, that his daughter was dating a new boyfriend, but he does not know the man’s name or where he lives.
The autopsy shows blunt trauma and sexual violence and confirms Lambert’s deduction that the girl died from exposure. She suffered a pulmonary hemorrhage.
caused by the rapid inhalation of sub-zero air. However, the medical examiner is unable to confirm the death as a homicide, and Agent Banner cannot get additional help from FBI investigators.
Lambert discovers that Natalie’s “new boyfriend” was Matt Rayburn, who works security at a nearby oil-drilling site. The next day, Matt’s body is discovered.
nude and already ravaged by scavenging wildlife. Lambert tells Agent Banner about his own daughter’s death three years earlier. Her body was discovered in the snow, following a party at their house while he and his wife were away. No one was charged in her death.
Banner, accompanied by Tribal Police Chief Ben Shoyo and additional officers, visit the drill site where they are met by several of the company’s security guards. They report that Matt had stormed off a few days ago, following an argument with Natalie.
and has not been seen since. One guard mentions that they heard about Natalie’s body being found by monitoring law enforcement radio channels. Agent Banner notes that her name had not been released.
Wind River 2017 Casting:-
- Jeremy Renner as Cory Lambert
- Elizabeth Olsen as Jane Banner
- Graham Greene as Ben Shoyo
- Kelsey Chow as Natalie Hanson
- Gil Birmingham as Martin Hanson
- Julia Jones as Wilma Lambert
- Martin Sensmeier as Chip Hanson
- Althea Sam as Annie Hanson
- Teo Briones as Casey Lambert
- Apesanahkwat as Dan Crowheart
- Tantoo Cardinal as Alice Crowheart
- Jon Bernthal as Matt Rayburn
- James Jordan as Pete Mickens
- Hugh Dillon as Curtis
- Matthew Del Negro as Dillon
- Austin Grant as Carl.
- Ian Bohen as Evan
- Eric Lange as Dr. Randy Whitehurst
- Tyler Laracca as Frank Walker
- Gerald Tokala Clifford as Sam Littlefeather. More Information…
Wind River 2017 Release:-
The Weinstein Company acquired the distribution rights on May 13, 2016, during the 2016 Cannes Film Festival. In January 2017, it was announced that the company would no longer distribute the film, but the distribution deal was later finalized. It had a limited release on August 4, 2017, before going wide on August 18.
In October 2017, following reporting on the Harvey Weinstein sexual abuse scandal, Lionsgate announced that it would distribute the film on home media and streaming services. The Weinstein Company (THC) name and logo were omitted from the credits.
trailer, and packaging. As a result, The Weinstein Company finally stopped distributing the film. Sheridan had required that THC be deleted from the materials and demanded that all money Weinstein would have made on this work be donated to charity.