Alberta is a western province of Canada. With an estimated population of 4,067,175 as of 2016 census, it is Canada’s fourth most populous province and the most populous of Canada’s three prairie provinces. Its area is about 660,000 square kilometers (250,000 sq mi). Alberta and its neighbor Saskatchewan were districts of the Northwest Territories until they were established as provinces on September 1, 1905. The premier has been Rachel Notley since 2015.
The film is brutal in both its action and the psychology of the men involved, and the story works as both a real tale and epic allegory — a fantastic movie.