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Shadow of the Hawk (1976)

PG  |   |  Adventure, Horror  |  14 July 1976 (USA)
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The Westernized grandson of a shaman returns to the wilderness to learn more about his Native American heritage. When he encounters powerful evil spirits, he enlists the aid of his lover and a local chief to stop the spirits.

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Mike
Marilyn Hassett ...
Maureen
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Old Man Hawk
Pia Shandel ...
Faye
Marianne Jones ...
Dsonoqua
Jacques Hubert ...
Andak
Cindi Griffith ...
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Murray Lowry ...
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The Westernized grandson of a shaman returns to the wilderness to learn more about his Native American heritage. When he encounters powerful evil spirits, he enlists the aid of his lover and a local chief to stop the spirits.

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An Extraordinary Adventure into the Unknown. See more »

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Adventure | Horror

Certificate:

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Release Date:

14 July 1976 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Cauchemar vers l'inconnu  »

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Budget:

CAD 1,800,000 (estimated)
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Actor Jan-Michael Vincent would see this title again when he starred in the television series Airwolf (1984). The pilot episode (parts 1 and 2) were titled, "Shadow of the Hawke". See more »

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A young man must reluctantly come to grips with his heritage.
5 April 2000 | by (Seattle, Wa.) – See all my reviews

Jan Michael Vincent is very good in this role as "Hawk", the grandson of a Native American medicine man, played by the venerable Chief Dan George. The plot? He must return to his tribe to safeguard them from an evil spirit. Along the journey through absolutely beautiful Northwest woods, Hawk, his grandfather and girlfriend must face attacks from both spirit and flesh and blood foes. An exciting and sometimes rather spooky road-trip. I give it ***1/2 out of *****.


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