|Jack Bull, Sue Lee, Roedel, and Daniel|
|Jack Bull (r) and Roedel (l) on meeting Sue Lee. Note that 19th century Romanticism.|
|Jonathan Rhys-Meyers as Pitt Mackeson and James Caviezel as Black John Ambrose, the former a composite of Cole Younger and Jesse James, the other based on Bloody Bill Anderson.|
I can't express enough how much I loved this film, the look of it, the nuanced subtext, the 19th century Southern language. It was chock-full of characters played by some great actors. In closing, here is a vid from You Tube.
by Melinda H Harrison
P.S. The film is based on the book Woe to Live On by Daniel Woodrell who also wrote Winter's Bone, which is now an Oscar nominated film