It will make you uneasy and have you wondering, "what exactly have I signed up for?
When it comes to the beautiful landscape, this is probably the best-looking Western since Open Range.
The score by Max Richter is very subtle, it fits the tone of the film perfectly, never feeling intrusive, but not unnoticed.
In 1892, after nearly two decades of fighting the Cheyenne, the Apache, and the Comanche natives, the United States Cavalry Captain and war hero, Joseph Blocker, is ordered to escort the ailing Cheyenne chief, Yellow Hawk--his most despised enemy--to his ancestral home in Montana's Valley of the Bears.
Nauseated with a baleful anger, Joseph's unwelcome final assignment in the feral American landscape is further complicated, when the widowed settler, Rosalie Quaid, is taken in by the band of soldiers, as aggressive packs of marauding Comanches who are still on the warpath, are thirsty for blood.
In a territory crawling with hostiles, can the seasoned Captain do his duty one last time? As the movie was shot on location in New Mexico and Arizona during monsoon season, the cast and crew were exposed to the elements.