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A group of re-enactors attempt to stage a hundred year anniversary battle between US Cavalry and Blackfeet Indians. Unfortunately racial hostilities and a real gun lead to some all too real... See full summary »

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Sonny Crowkiller
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Skitty Harris
Tim Sampson ...
Warren Cutfoot
Jimmie Ray Weeks ...
Jay Stivic
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The Sheriff
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Sonny's Mother
Bill McKinney ...
The Mayor
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Major Crawford, National Guard
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Posse Member #1
William Frankfather ...
The Governor
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Colin Ditweiler
Dennis Banks ...
Ben Crowkiller / Dead Crow Chief
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Freddie Man Wolf
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The Crow (as Rodney Grant)
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A group of re-enactors attempt to stage a hundred year anniversary battle between US Cavalry and Blackfeet Indians. Unfortunately racial hostilities and a real gun lead to some all too real casualties, and three young Blackfeet men are caught in the middle. The film follows their flight for freedom in the face of an angry community which has mistakenly blamed them for the violence. Written by K.L.

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One hundred years after the Battle of Milk River, both sides agreed to reenact it...No one was supposed to get hurt...The cavalry was supposed to shoot blanks...The Redskins weren't supposed to fight back.

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29 September 1989 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

War Game  »

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$657,190 (USA)
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Colin Ditweiler: Hand me that roadapple there.
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Referenced in Drama Connections: Auf Wiedersehen, Pet (2005) See more »

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All Right Now
Written by Andy Fraser and Paul Rodgers
Performed by Free
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Predictable, but worth watching.
12 January 2002 | by See all my reviews

Pretty well-written and well-directed. The plot has holes, and there are the stereo-typical Caucasian jerks one expects to find in a story involving racial tension between two cultures. However, despite its failings, this film has a refreshing quality to it. The dialog is far more natural than one usually finds, and the characters mostly behave the way people really behave... mostly. Predictable? Yes, but I've seen far worse.


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