The Big Sky

  • 1952
  • Movie
  • NR
  • Western

Up the Missouri, male bonding and will bending. Well-directed by Hawks, but nothing new under the sun (excepting an oddly prominent castration motif). Shot on location in the Grand Teton National Park and enhanced by lyrical, haunting Tiomkin score (he had recently won two Oscars for score and song for HIGH NOON). Aside from the fascinating upriver struggle...read more

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Big Sky - Trailer 1
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Big Sky - Official Trailer
00:50 — Hawk's homespun, rowdy yarn about grungy 19th century fur trappers on an expedition down the Missouri River. Pure Americana.
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Tue May 30 3:00pm
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Howard Hawks' version of the A.B. Guthrie novel about Kentucky frontiersmen taking a keelboat trip up the Missouri River in the 1830s and running into some Indian trouble along the way.

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  • Rating: NR
  • Review: Up the Missouri, male bonding and will bending. Well-directed by Hawks, but nothing new under the sun (excepting an oddly prominent castration motif). Shot on location in the Grand Teton National Park and enhanced by lyrical, haunting Tiomkin score (he had… (more)

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