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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Windwalker
Nick Ramus ...
Smiling Wolf / Crow Brother / Narrator
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Windwalker as a young man
Serene Hedin ...
Tashina
Dusty McCrea ...
Dancing Moon (as Dusty 'Iron Wing' McCrea)
Silvana Gallardo ...
Little Feather
Emerson John ...
Spotted Deer
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Horse That Follows
Roberta Deherrera ...
Happy Wind
Ivan Naranjo ...
Crooked Leg
Chief Tug Smith ...
Fredelia Smith ...
Tashina's mother
Wanni-Omni-Ska-Robideau ...
Windwalker, age 5
Dominque Gallegos ...
Tashina, age 5
Jason Tahbo ...
Crow Brother, age 5
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An ancient Indian warrior who has reached the end of his life is brought back from his 'death' to save his family from a raiding party of enemy Indians in this unique story of 'Indians without a single cowboy.' Written by Keith Loh <loh@sfu.ca>

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He conquered love and death...now he walks the winds of eternity!


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Cheyeni v boju za zivljenje  »

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$18,636,482 (USA)
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With the exception of a voice-over narration, the movie is entirely in the Cheyenne and Crow Native American languages with subtitles. See more »

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After the scenes where his family has older Windwalker's funeral and are riding their horses home, there is a moment where the camera focuses on the horse's feet and a half-buried chain link fence is visible in the snow. See more »

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Crow Brother: [realizing the truth] I am not Crow... I am Cheyenne!
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I almost couldn't remember if this film was real...
17 November 2001 | by (Portland, OR) – See all my reviews

..or if I dreamed this. I remember my older brother taking me to see this film when I was six years old. I was captivated by it then, and over the years, I forgot the name of the film and nobody knew what I was talking about when I would describe it. Not even my brother remembers.

Well, thanks to the wonders of the internet, I was finally able to remember the name and I ordered it not really expecting it to be as enchanting as when I was six. But I still find it to be an amazing film. Very well done with some great camera work. It is refreshing to see a Native American film without the indians merely being a catalyst for the heroism of some cowboy.

A great story and I love that it is done in Native Language and subtitled English. I noticed that they gave the "If you like this movie, you will like 'Dances with Wolves'" recommendation. Well, this is a much better movie. If only because we don't have to see Kevin Costners bare a**e. This film stands on it's own without the marquee names or the white actors with the wig and tanning cream. Check it out.


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