The story of a woman who goes through life in the Wild West disguised as a man, THE BALLAD OF LITTLE JO coolly subverts the traditionally macho western by turning established gender roles upside down.
1866. Josephine Monaghan (Suzy Amis), a young New Yorker, is thrown out by her father after she gives birth to an illegitimate son, who is placed in the care of her sister Helen (Jenny Lynch). While journeying West, she is befriended by an elderly travelling salesman, who unbeknownst to her
contracts to sell her favours to two soldiers. Jo flees, the soldiers kill the salesman and give chase, but she escapes. However, when she tries to replace her torn dress, she...