In pre-Revolutionary America, the efforts of a Colonial officer trying to broker a peace deal between Indian chief Pontiac and British and American settlers are threatened by the commander of a Hessian mercenary unit who embarks on a campaign of extermination against the Indians. Written by
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The Indians are played by members of a Sioux tribe from a reservation near Rapid City, South Dakota, where this was filmed. The British and Hessian troops were played by U.S. Air Force soldiers from a local airbase. See more
The primary villains are Hessian troops and their leader. However, Hessian soldiers were not deployed in North America until the American Revolution, at least ten or more years after the events of this movie. See more