'Winter in the Blood' to begin filming
A movie poster for "Winter in the Blood."
Summer may have just begun, but two Missoula filmmakers are planning to bring "Winter in the Blood" back to the Hi-Line in the next few months.
The 1974 novel by James Welch, the late writer of Blackfeet and Gros Ventres bloods, is being directed for the screen by Alex and Andrew Smith, Montana-born award-winning filmmakers and professors at the Universities of Texas and Montana respectively.
The brothers were raised on a ranch about 30 miles outside of Missoula, where Welch used to spend time and in fact met his wife, th...