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Dance Me Outside (1994)

R  |   |  Comedy, Drama  |  10 March 1995 (USA)
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A story of life on an Indian reservation 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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Jennifer Podemski ...
Sadie Maracle
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Gooch
Lisa LaCroix ...
Illianna
Kevin Hicks ...
Rose Marie Trudeau ...
Ma Crow
Gloria May Eshkibok ...
Mad Etta
Selim Running Bear Sandoval ...
Robert Coyote
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Poppy
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Little Margaret
Herbie Barnes ...
Joseph
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Clarence Gaskill
Vince Manitowabi ...
Hobart Thunder
Robert Frank Pegahmagabow ...
Wendel
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A story of life on an Indian reservation 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 <P.M.Laws@education.leeds.ac.uk>

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

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Project was in turnaround from Columbia Pictures. See more »

Quotes

Silas Crow: You see that? I offer the crow my last smoke, and he bites me.
Frank Fencepost: Probably trying to quit.
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Excellent film adaptation of an excellent book
23 June 2005 | by (Texas) – See all my reviews

I had read several of the books by W.P.Kinsella about Silas, Frank, and the other characters living on the reserve in Canada. The books were full of humor, but they addressed some serious issues, so I decided to take a chance on this film. I'm really glad that I did, because it is a gem. The film manages to capture the humor in the books, while still showing the serious problems on the Rez. The actors all do a great job. Adam Beach made me howl with laughter as Frank Fencepost. Michael Greyeyes really captured the anger and the intensity of Gooch. Ryan Rajendra Black was excellent as Silas, the aspiring writer. And Jennifer Podemski was wonderful as a girl on the Rez who wanted more from life. I could go on, but there's no room. The music was perfect for the film; I especially liked NDN Kars by Keith Secola. Bruce McDonald has a reputation as a talented filmmaker, and he certainly stayed on track with this quirky, but impressive film. I thought so much of it that I bought it.


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