The spirit of a long-dead warrior possesses the body of an Indian medicine man and turns him into a homicidal maniac.

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Julie Amato ...
Dr. Kay Foster
Victor Mohica ...
Tom Eagle
Henry Bal ...
Nahalla / Aranjo
Frank Salsedo ...
Ocacio (as Frank Sotonoma Salsedo)
James Andronica ...
Paul Michaels
Patricia Alice Albrecht ...
Carol
Deloris Maaske ...
Lena
J. Christopher Senter ...
Rick Haley
Henry Max Kendrick ...
Lt. Deleo
Felicia Leon ...
Rea, Indian Girl
Ramon Chavez ...
Ben Montalos
Frank Soto ...
Basowaya (as Frank A. Soto)
Jim Brockett ...
Excavation Guard
Kirk Koskella ...
Phalan (as Kirk Irving Koskella)
Susan Carol Styrmore ...
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The spirit of a long-dead warrior possesses the body of an Indian medicine man and turns him into a homicidal maniac.

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Pretty good horror film.
7 November 2003 | by (Chyby, Poland) – See all my reviews

It's late afternoon on the Arizona desert as workers unearth an Indian body.Dr.Kay Foster(Julie Amato),the director of anthropology at a local university supervises the dig.She finds the remains of an ancient Indian warlord known as Nahaluh.That sinister night an Indian scavenger,Aranjo(Henry Bal)creeps into the excavation and steals an Indian medicine bag.That's where the horror begins.Peter F.Buffa's "The Ghost Dance" is a bloody supernatural slasher flick with a nice Indian angle.The acting is surprisingly good and there is some suspense and gore,including throat slashing and spear impaling.The film is extremely obscure,so grab the copy and treasure it.Highly recommended.8 out of 10.


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