(OKLAHOMA CITY) - A new documentary about the Charles Portis novel "True Grit" explores the areas in southeastern Oklahoma and western Arkansas where the book was set.
The documentary, "Discovering the True `True Grit,"' follows the characters' journey using footage and historical information about each of the areas depicted.
The story centers on 14-year-old Mattie Ross who wanted revenge for her father’s death.
The teenager takes off by herself to track down the killers.
‘True Grit” is fiction, but there are some facts about the characters and locations.
The documentary explores the differences.
The Pioneer Library System and The University of Oklahoma teamed up to produce the informative documentary about The West featured in Charles Portis' "True Grit."
The first movie based on the novel was released in the 1960s and starred John Wayne.
The latest version was released in 2010 with Jeff Bridges and Matt Damon.