The Unknown Country

85 mins
8.2 / 10 (607)


Reeling from a devastating loss, Tana is pulled back into the world by an unexpected invitation to her cousin’s wedding. After reconnecting with her Oglala Lakota family, Tana retraces a journey that her grandmother took decades ago—searching for the spot captured in an old family photograph.

MUBI's take

Lily Gladstone won a Gotham Award for her luminous performance in Morrisa Maltz’s debut feature, which follows the actor from motels and diners to the heart of American life. Creating an authentic, but dreamlike picture of the Midwest, poetry and documentary blur beautifully in this hybrid film.

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