By Joshua Rivera
Updated January 24, 2015 at 09:50 PM EST

Slow West, Scottish director John Maclean’s Sundance debut, appears to be a Western of a more understated sort.

Dubbed “a really fresh take” on a familiar genre by festival director Trevor Groth, the film stars Michael Fassbender and Kodi Smitt-McPhee as fellow wanderers on the frontier searching for a missing woman. The film is scheduled to debut on festival screens tonight, but you can get a closer look ahead of time with these exclusive stills:

Here’s a synopsis from the Sundance Film Festival program: