Sweetgrass

  • 2009
  • Movie
  • Documentary

Within the framework of documentary, perhaps nothing is more difficult than conveying a deliberately paced lifestyle onscreen. Do it aptly, and the results can be mesmerizing -- as in Frederick Wiseman’s best work, viewers will find themselves pulled into the mindset of a unique sociocultural group, and begin to share the lyricism and inherent joy of the...read more

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Sweetgrass - Official Trailer
02:32 — An unsentimental elegy to the American West, "Sweetgrass" follows a group of modern-day cowboys as they lead their enormous flock of sheep up into Mon (more…)
Sweetgrass - Trailer
02:22 — An unsentimental elegy to the American West, "Sweetgrass" follows a group of modern-day cowboys as they lead their enormous flock of sheep up into Mon (more…)
Trailer B
02:42 — A second trailer for Sweetgrass. In the summer of 2003, a group of shepherds took a herd of sheep one final time through the Beartooth Mountains of Mo (more…)
Trailer
02:09 — The trailer for Sweetgrass. An unsentimental elegy to the American West, Sweetgrass follows the last sheepherders to trail their flocks up into Montan (more…)

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  • Released: 2009
  • Review: Within the framework of documentary, perhaps nothing is more difficult than conveying a deliberately paced lifestyle onscreen. Do it aptly, and the results can be mesmerizing -- as in Frederick Wiseman’s best work, viewers will find themselves pulled into… (more)

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