Summary for the movie
Certain Women drops us into a handful of intersecting lives across Montana. A lawyer () tries to defuse a hostage situation and calm her disgruntled client (), who feels slighted by a workers' compensation settlement. A married couple ( and ) breaks ground on a new home but exposes marital fissures when they try to persuade an elderly man to sell his stockpile of sandstone. A ranch hand () forms an attachment to a young lawyer (), who inadvertently finds herself teaching a twice-weekly adult education class, four hours from her home.