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Dance Me Outside (1994)

R | | Comedy, Drama | 10 March 1995 (USA)
A story of life on a First Nations 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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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 a First Nations 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 <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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Comedy | Drama

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

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10 March 1995 (USA)  »

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Tanssi yli rajojen  »

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$304,852 (USA)
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Silas Crow: Poppy left the next week, she got to be a waitress in Toronto. Frank said he really didn't give a shit, but I know he didn't mean it. Coyote put the books away. He was always getting in fights after that. Sadie, I didn't see much anymore. She got organized about the trial and trying to get more attention for Native issues, and I know that's really good. But it was a long time and I missed her.
[after Little Margaret's murder]
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Spin-off The Rez (1996) See more »

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Written by Laura Hubert, Pat Langer and Jack Nicholsen
Performed by Leslie Spit Tree-O
Courtesy of EMI Music Canada
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Loved it!
12 December 2006 | by (Wisconsin, USA) – See all my reviews

I had to bid over and over at an online auction to get my copy. I loved everything about the movie. The casting was superb and the humor could be seen even though the plot line was of a dark nature. I am not Native, and can only guess that this is a close approximation of life on a Reservation to some degree. This film has caused me to wonder many evenings what was factual and what was fictional. Obviously, there are still some stereotypes regarding both people, Whites and Natives. What I liked was that the movie showed some real issues without getting too preachy. It pointed out what some of the basic problems facing Natives are and gave the audience a chance to learn through humor, and yes, horror. Since watching this Movie for the first time, I tend to watch for similar movies, such as Smoke Signals and Cowboys and Indians. I have not been disappointed yet.


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