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Eagle's Wing (1979)

PG  |   |  Western  |  May 1980 (USA)
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A white trapper steals a white mustang called Eagle Wing from a Kiowa Indian who pursues him to get his horse back.

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Caroline Langrishe ...
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Jorge Russek ...
Gonzalo
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Miguel
Jorge Luke ...
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Jose (as Pedro Damian)
Claudio Brook ...
Sanchez
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Lame Wolf (as Jose Carlos Ruiz)
Farnesio de Bernal ...
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Cecilia Camacho ...
The Young Girl
Enrique Lucero ...
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A white trapper steals a white mustang called Eagle Wing from a Kiowa Indian who pursues him to get his horse back.

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The west, the way it really was, before the myths were born.

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The role of the Priest was offered to Trevor Howard . See more »

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Caroline Langrishe forgetting she's supposed to be a bound captive, pulls her hands from behind her back, then quickly returns them into position. In the next scene we see her captor untying the ropes that bind her wrists. See more »

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Pike: [narration] Long before the myths began, it was primitive... unforgiving - but in that vast, limitless space, man had one ally... the horse.
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Enrique Lucero plays an Indian shaman, but the character's name is misspelled in the credits as "The Sharman". See more »

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Good stuff, really good stuff...
23 March 2008 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

8+ points for a take on a fresh and probably-kinda-maybe-perhaps-was look into back 'then'. American Indians quite probably stole more than killed (I doubt they were unusually bloodthirsty)...who really knows. Nice slower and somewhat uncommon pursuit... and the way things develop are not patterned which means it has a unique and lovely pace. I found this film to be most interesting. Thankfully not another mindless shoot em up. I thought this film would suck at first, but *wow* I wound up getting wrapped up and being entertained, this is why we have cinema... nice treasure... good job! I have hopes nobody dissects this film. When the entire movie unfolds I experienced many unique twists, impossible to determine what will be next. The characters are entirely human and have either honor or not... passion or not... forgiveness or not. Wound up loving the White Horse, the Indian, Sheen... even the damned desert was great. All good.


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