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When a lawyer loses an appeal to stop a logging company from clear-cutting Native American land, Arthur, an Indian militant drags him and the kidnapped logging mill manager into the forest.... See full summary »

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Credited cast:
Therry Bannon ...
Sweat Lodge Singer #2
Harvey Churchill ...
Sweat Lodge Singer #1
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Arthur
Phil Harns ...
Policeman
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Bud Rickets
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Tom Starblanket
Rebecca Jenkins ...
Louise
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Peter Maguire
Michael Millar ...
News Cameraman #1
Steve Mousseau ...
Nasty Cop
Andrew Proctor ...
Regional Police Officer #1
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Hunter
Jari Sarkka ...
Regional Police Officer #2
Tia Smith ...
Polly
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When a lawyer loses an appeal to stop a logging company from clear-cutting Native American land, Arthur, an Indian militant drags him and the kidnapped logging mill manager into the forest. The lawyer's empty talk about how the company's greed should be punished is put into brutal action by Arthur, who tortures the manager in allegorical ways mimicking what loggers do to the forest. Written by Thomas Pluck <stripey@winternet.com>

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They were destroying the land of his heritage...now they must pay!


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Rated R for strong moments of torture and violence, and for language | See all certifications »
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A Verdade de Um Sonho  »

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Peter Maguire: You disappoint me Arthur. Why you doing this? What's this all about?
Arthur: What, you wanna go with those guys? Catch up.
[referring to hunters]
Peter Maguire: You'd shoot me.
Arthur: Maybe. Might shoot you if you stay too.
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Way Underrated
5 January 2003 | by (Toronto, Canada) – See all my reviews

It was (is) a very well made and especially played movie. I think it's way too underrated and you can't find a copy of it on DVD and hardly on VHS which proves that mainstream shows are and always gonna be more "important". Just look at the fact that you can buy EVERY episode of "Buffy..." but you can't find ONE copy of this movie. Sad.

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