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The Last of His Tribe (1992)

PG-13 | | Drama, Romance | TV Movie 28 March 1992
A tribesman gets burnt out.

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »
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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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A tribesman gets burnt out.

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The Spirit of a great warrior can never die See more »

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Den sidste kriger  »

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A true story, every way good!
4 March 1999 | by (Long Beach, California) – See all my reviews

This is a true story. It is more emotional than a soap opera and, yet, unflinchingly genuine.

Just as was depicted in this film, Ishii stumbled into a white man's barn near Oroville, California, in 1911. He later told Kroeber that he expected nothing but death. Graham Greene's portrayal of a soft-spoken primitive gentleman is delightful. Greene's Ishii speaks English only after a fashion.

If you have the time, look up Kroeber's story of Ishii in the "Handbook of California Indians".


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