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Little Woods (2018)




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A young woman is compelled to smuggle painkillers across the Canadian border to save her family. She risks her opportunity for a fresh start - away from the North Dakota fracking boomtown she grew up in - to prevent her pregnant and penniless sister and her nephew from becoming homeless.


Critic Reviews for Little Woods

All Critics (15) | Top Critics (3)

Little Woods is very personal and very touching, and it makes a compelling argument as to why good people do bad things, a tried-and-true motif that has become a staple of the new westerns emerging today.

May 18, 2018 | Full Review…

The life-on-the-margins drama makes a fine, tense vehicle for Tessa Thompson, who in the last few years has stood out in a variety of genres.

April 27, 2018 | Full Review…

Nia DaCosta's absorbing debut is laced with urgent dread, experienced by characters you care deeply about.

April 19, 2018 | Full Review…

In the film 'Little Woods', Tessa Thompson executes one of the best performances of her career.

September 21, 2018 | Rating: 4/5 | Full Review…

DaCosta's meticulous work in laying out a socially conscious scenario in such a wildly entertaining way shines through.

August 27, 2018 | Full Review…

DaCosta's powerful story is crafted such grace and care where her characters are dimensionally complex and the situation is on a grand scale that is both intense and grounded.

August 25, 2018 | Rating: 4.5/5 | Full Review…

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