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Alien Thunder (1974)

PG  |   |  Western  |  22 February 1974 (Canada)
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Based on an actual event, this is the tragic story of Saskatchewan fugitive Almighty Voice (Gordon Tootoosis), a Cree Indian who isarrested for stealing government livestock out of desperate hunger.

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Cast overview, first billed only:
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Sgt. Dan Candy
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Almighty Voice
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Sounding Sky
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Sgt. Malcolm Grant
Jean Duceppe ...
Inspector Brisebois
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Emilie Grant
Jack Creley ...
Arthur Ballentyne - Indian Agent
James O'Shea ...
Edouard
John Boylan ...
Cpl. Harold Bellringer
Lenny George ...
Rolling Grass
Ernestine Gamble ...
Small Face
Vincent Daniels ...
Sarain Stump ...
Napoleon Royal
Suzette Arcand ...
Townswoman
Edna Brittain ...
Townswoman
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Based on an actual event, this is the tragic story of Saskatchewan fugitive Almighty Voice (Gordon Tootoosis), a Cree Indian who isarrested for stealing government livestock out of desperate hunger.

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22 February 1974 (Canada)  »

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Dan Candy's Law  »

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CAD 1,500,000 (estimated)
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This movie is also known as "Dan Candy's Law." See more »

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Sgt. Dan Candy: Jesus, you're stubborn. If you was to drown they'd find your body upstream.
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If you're a fan of Chief Dan George, than check it out.
19 January 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I only gave this movie a 4, but that's mainly because it was kind of slow. I like Chief Dan George, so that was a plus right there. I read a comment from one of the commentors and he mentioned how grainy the picture was and I pretty much experienced the same thing. However I thought it added realism to the movie. The dialogue, the sets, the wardrobe, the scenery. It almost looked like someone had a video camera back in those days and actually filmed what was taking place. It's always a good thing when movies use real Indians instead of actors that are painted up to look like Indians. You would think that I would have givin' this movie a higher rating with all the positive things I've said, but it is a movie to fall asleep too. I got this movie in a 20 movie pack, so what the heck.


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