Starring: Tom Hanks, Helena Zengel, Michael Covino, Fred Hechinger, Neil Sandilands, Thomas Francis Murphy, Mare Winningham, Elizabeth Marvel, Chukwudi Iwuji

Story:

Western drama directed and co-written by Paul Greengrass. The story follows Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd (Tom Hanks), a widowed veteran, who travels town to town announcing the news of the world to the local population. In Texas, he crosses paths with an orphan girl, Johanna (Helena Zengel), who was taken in by the Kiowa people and raised as one of their own, but must now reluctantly return to her aunt and uncle. Kidd agrees to deliver Johanna to her family and they embark on a dangerous journey through the wilderness as they search for a place that either can call home.

 

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We’ll add the best quotes once the movie is released and we’ve had a chance to watch it, but for now here’s a small selection.

 

Quotes:

 

Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd: Ladies and gentlemen, my name is Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd, and I’m here tonight to bring the news from across this great world of ours.


 

Captain Jefferson Kyle: Ladies and gentlemen, these are stories of men women, very much like you, waiting for better days to come.


 

Thomas Kidd: So they pay you to tell stories. I ain’t never heard of that as a thing a man can do.
Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd: It’s not a rich man’s occupation, as you can see.


 

Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd: Stop! Stop! I’m not going to hurt you! Do you understand English?
[Johanna replies in Indian]
Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd: [points to himself] Friend.
[as he goes to take her hand, she ignores him and walks away]


 

Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd: It says your name is Johanna Leonberger. Indians took you when they attacked your family six years prior. The mother, the father, and sister were, well, they passed.


 

Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd: [points to himself] “Captain.” You, “Johanna.”


 

Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd: I did not have a clue as to the care of a child.


 

Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd: It’s a photograph. That’s my wife.


 

[referring to the newspaper]
Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd: See all those words? Put them all together, you have a story.
Johanna: Story.


 

Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd: She’s got family down in Castroville.
Man: Captain, why are you doing this?
Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd: A little girl is lost. I’m returning her to her surviving family.


 

Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd: She needs to laugh and dream. She needs new memories.


 

Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd: Well, you can certainly handle a horse. That there is a horse.
Johanna: Horse.
Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd: That’s right.
Johanna: Captain.
Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd: Make no mistake.
[points to himself]
Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd: “Captain.”


 

Thug: Road’s closed.
Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd: Is that the law?
Thug: It is now.


 

Ron Avalon: Word is, she’s that captive out of Wichita Falls
Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd: What do you want?
Ron Avalon: How much you want for her?
Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd: She’s a child. She’s not for sale.


 

Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd: The stories on these pages can’t get us home.


 

Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd: It’s hard finding your way.


 

Woman: So she thinks she’s an Indian now.
Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd: She’s something in-between.


 

Ron Avalon: Is she worth dying for?
Captain Jefferson Kyle Kidd: You can’t have her! And I’m taking her home!

 

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