KELLY REICHARDT almost missed the debut her first feature film at Sundance, River of Grass (1994) because she couldn’t afford the plane ticket across country and got stuck on a train that took five days instead of three to make the trek.
Many of Reichardt’s films are set and shot in Oregon and she is known for character driven pieces including Wendy and Lucy (2008) starring Michelle Williams who she reunites with for her most recent film Certain Women premiering at Sundance.
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Where to watch her films:
Read more about her:
Interview with Gus Van Sant
To make the movies she wanted, Kelly Reichardt had to go it alone.
Variety Honoree Kelly Reichardt: Still on the Side of the Outsiders
Kelly Reichardt: ‘My films are just glimpses of people passing through’
Senses of Cinema