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Shadow of the Hawk (1976)

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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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Old Man Hawk
Pia Shandel ...
Faye
Marianne Jones ...
Dsonoqua
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Andak
Cindi Griffith ...
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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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Avenging Spirits. See more »

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Adventure | Horror

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Release Date:

14 July 1976 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Cauchemar vers l'inconnu  »

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CAD 1,800,000 (estimated)
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enough here to engage those looking for something a little different.
6 March 2013 | by (Greenwich - London) – See all my reviews

A likable enough film that didn't really grab a hold of me. Chief Dan George, previously seen in Little Big Man, made earlier and Outlaw Josey Wales, made the same year was born in 1899 on a Canadian Indian reservation and here plays an old medicine man seeking to pass on his powers (and responsibilities) to his grandson as he makes his way back to his village for the last time. There are some amazing sequences, notably a hand to hand fight with a black bear and others involving a strange car and a rope and slat bridge high above the rapids. Indeed the Canadian location shooting is ever impressive and if the tale starts to drift towards the end there is enough here to engage those looking for something a little different.


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