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Alien Thunder -- Based on an actual event, this is the tragic story of Saskatchewan fugitive Almighty Voice (Gordon Tootoosis), a Cree Indian who is
arrested for stealing government livestock out of desperate hunger.


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Release Date:
22 February 1974 (Canada) See more »
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. | Add synopsis »
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  (in credits order)

Donald Sutherland ... Sgt. Dan Candy

Gordon Tootoosis ... Almighty Voice

Chief Dan George ... Sounding Sky

Kevin McCarthy ... Sgt. Malcolm Grant
Jean Duceppe ... Inspector Brisebois

Francine Racette ... 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 ... Many Birds
Sarain Stump ... Napoleon Royal
Suzette Arcand ... Townswoman
Edna Brittain ... Townswoman
Marshall Brittain ... Townsman
Agnes Smallchild ... Indian Woman
Philomene Gamble ... Indian Woman
Mary Scott ... Townswoman
Hub Donaldson ... Mountie
Maurice Dunster ... Mountie
Walter Mills ... Mountie
Antony Parr ... Mostyn-Brooke (as Anthony Parr)
Reg McReynolds ... Mountie
Bud Stilling ... Mountie
Stan Thomas ... Mountie

Directed by
Claude Fournier 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
George Malko  written by

Produced by
Marie-José Raymond .... producer (as Marie-Jose Raymond)
Original Music by
Georges Delerue 
Cinematography by
Claude Fournier (photographed by)
Film Editing by
Yves Langlois 
Production Design by
Anne Pritchard 
Makeup Department
Fred C. Blau Jr. .... makeup artist (as Fred Blau)
Special Effects by
Steve Karkus .... special effects
Camera and Electrical Department
Patrick Blossier .... assistant camera
Michel Brault .... camera operator: second unit
Jean-Maurice de Ernsted .... gaffer (as Maurice De Ernsted)
Nicola Kospartov .... assistant camera
Costume and Wardrobe Department
François Laplante .... costume supervisor
Editorial Department
Jacques Gagné .... supervising film editor (as Jacques Gagne)
Other crew
Anne Pritchard .... titles

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Additional Details

Also Known As:
"Dan Candy's Law" - UK (TV title), USA (reissue title)
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93 min
Aspect Ratio:
2.35 : 1 See more »
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This movie is also known as "Dan Candy's Law."See more »
Sgt. Dan Candy:Jesus, you're stubborn. If you was to drown they'd find your body upstream.See more »


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5 out of 7 people found the following review useful.
If you're a fan of Chief Dan George, than check it out., 19 January 2008
Author: cowboy12156 from United States

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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