Dance Me Outside (1994)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  10 March 1995 (USA)
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A story of life on a First Nation reserve in Ontario: Silas and Frank are trying to get into college to train to be mechanics but they find themselves having to deal with girls, family ... ... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Jennifer Podemski ...
Sadie Maracle
Lisa LaCroix ...
Kevin Hicks ...
Rose Marie Trudeau ...
Ma Crow
Gloria May Eshkibok ...
Mad Etta
Selim Running Bear Sandoval ...
Robert Coyote
Little Margaret
Herbie Barnes ...
Clarence Gaskill
Vince Manitowabi ...
Hobart Thunder
Robert Frank Pegahmagabow ...


A story of life on a First Nation reserve in Ontario: Silas and Frank are trying to get into college to train to be mechanics but they find themselves having to deal with girls, family ... and murder. Written by <>

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When the party's over, real life kicks into gear!


Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and brief violence | See all certifications »

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Release Date:

10 March 1995 (USA)  »

Also Known As:

Tanssi yli rajojen  »

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$304,852 (USA)

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1.85 : 1
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Project was in turnaround from Columbia Pictures. See more »


Frank Fencepost: Wonder what it takes to blow up those air bags!
[sitting in Robert's new car]
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Featured in Reel Injun (2009) See more »


Written by Florent Vollant and Claude McKenzie
Performed by Kashtin
Courtesy of Groupe Concept Musique
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11 January 2005 | by (Wa!) – See all my reviews

I thought that this was an excellent film, and that it really addressed some very important issues. The description given here does this film NO justice at all, nor does the trailer. I first saw this movie about six years ago and hadn't seen it since until recently. I am currently doing research of native lifestyles and the politics of reservationist systems and this movie suddenly came to mind, from six years prior. It really stuck with me through what has been six years of pretty regular movie watching and it and I am glad that it did. It is MOST definitely work a watch at least once! Its the only movie that i can recall seeing that has any sort of good representation for use in my research.

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