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The Last of His Tribe (1992)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama | Romance  -  28 March 1992 (USA)
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The story of Ishi, the last survivor of the Yahi Indians of California. Befriended by an Anthropologist (Jon Voigt) who is able to speak Ishi's language... See full synopsis »

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Professor Alfred Kroeber
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Ishi
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Dr. Saxton Pope
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Tom Waterman
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Henriette Kroeber
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Mr. Whitney
Christianne Hauber ...
Miss Edna Block
Charles Martinet ...
Carl D. Parker ...
Sheriff Weber
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Mrs. Gustafson
Benne Alder ...
Mrs. Whatley
Marie Bain ...
Nurse
Loryn Barlese ...
Ichi's Young Sister
Gilbert Bear ...
Ichi's Father
Lance Brady ...
Reporter #4
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The story of Ishi, the last survivor of the Yahi Indians of California. Befriended by an Anthropologist (Jon Voigt) who is able to speak Ishi's language... See full synopsis »

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A good film considering that its based on a true story
8 February 2004 | by (Brampton, Ontario - Canada) – See all my reviews

I believed Graham Greene did well portraying Ishi since he easily blended in with the character's storyline. I found it interesting how the anthropologist he befriended became so familiar with his Native language so soon! I think he wasn't like any other white anthropologist who wasn't interested in truly getting to know the people whose cultures he was studying. He really had a genuine liking for Ishi and as a result their friendship became very deep.

Well........ anyways........... that's the reason why I gave this film a 6 out of 10.


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