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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 <firstname.lastname@example.org>
With the exception of a voice-over narration, the movie is entirely in the Cheyenne and Crow Native American languages with subtitles. See more »
(at around 1h 12 mins) There is a chain link fence under the snow. See more »
[to his grandsons as they prepare to fight, translated from the Cheyenne]
Do not fear death... as Spring begins with Winter, so death begins with birth. It is only a step in the great circle of life. Fight without fear... you are Cheyenne! You are Cheyenne!
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I almost couldn't remember if this film was real...
..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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