The Homesman trailer
: In exchange for helping George Briggs (Tommy Lee Jones), a claim jumper, Mary Bee Cuddy (Hilary Swank) recruits him to help her escort three insane women from Nebraska to Iowa.
MORE FROM Women and Hollywood
SEE MORE Trailers
The festival will also feature several female-directed films in competition.
The Hilary Swank-starring Cannes selection will be released on November 6.
Jones' attempt to make a feminist western ultimately loses its way, but there's a lot to admire about it.