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Medicine River (1993)

PG | | Comedy | TV Movie 1993
When photographer Will returns home for his mother's funeral he gets more than he bargained for from a strange cast of characters on the reservation.

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When photographer Will returns home for his mother's funeral he gets more than he bargained for from a strange cast of characters on the reservation.

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Going home can never be the same.

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Medicine River - De Volta às Origens  »

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Graham Greene and Sheila Tousey also co-starred in Thunderheart, Christmas in The Clouds and Into The West. Greene and Tom Jackson appeared together in Clearcut and Spirit Rider. See more »

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Floyd: Those the only shoes you got, man?
[to Will]
Elwood: Seen a pair like that in Calgary, an antique store!
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My thoughts on "Medicine River"
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I saw this movie on TV about 6 times and really enjoyed it.Gave my copy of it to someone hoping to re-record it - usual thing happened - they didn't repeat so had to get a copy of it from the US.Have also got the book which is slightly different. Still a very good "feel good" film. I never tire of watching it!! All the characters are believable and especially like Harlen. I think it portrays a small town environment down to a tee, with everyone seeming to know everyone! It was filmed in the towns of High River and Okotoks (hence me email address) which I have always wanted to visit. This is probably one of my "fav" films of all time and know a few people that really like it.


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