Montana Story Review: A Nuanced, Captivating Drama That Goes Slow & Steady

Montana Story is a character-driven film and it’s refreshing and nuanced in the way writer-directors Scott McGehee and David Siegel handle the emotional heaviness of the material. Bolstered by a talented cast, Montana Story allows its drama and characters to sit in the stillness of their emotions and the simmering tension, exploring the complicated dynamics of family and finding closure.
Cal (Owen Teague) is back at his family’s ranch in Montana to care for his ailing father, who is now in a coma after a stroke, his time on Earth quickly running out. Judging by the way Cal barely …