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Historically inaccurate chronicle of Squanto's life prior to and including the arrival of the "Mayflower" in 1620.

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Squanto
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Mooshawset
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Nakooma
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Epenow
Leroy Peltier ...
Pequod
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Sir George
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Thomas Dermer
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Harding
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Capt. Hunt
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Sir George's Servant
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Brother Daniel
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Brother Paul
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Brother Timothy
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Brother James
Bray Poor ...
Dr. Fuller
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Squanto is a high-born Indian warrior from a tribe on the Atlantic coast of North America which devotes its life to hunting and rivalry with a neighboring tribe. Everything changes forever after a ship arrives from England, prospecting the region's commercial potential for the rich Sir George, who uses all his wealth and influence only for ever greater profit. When it returns, several Indians find themselves captives on board, including Squanto. The arrogant Christians consider themselves utterly superior to the 'heathen savages' and treat them as brutally as they do beasts. Squanto fights a bear in a circus, not understanding how men can be so cruel to that creature either, and manages a spectacular escape, but where must he go? He finds shelter and help in a rural monastery, where it takes his protector some effort to prevent the others considering the unknown as diabolical. In time sir George's men come looking for him most brutally, but he escapes again, now determined to find a ... Written by KGF Vissers

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28 October 1994 (USA)  »

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$19,200,000 (estimated)

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$3,337,685 (USA)
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Not even close to history
27 November 2013 | by (Ohio) – See all my reviews

What a boat load of bunk.

If you're looking for a slice of history at Thanksgiving, look elsewhere because Squanto's Warrior Tale is so far off the mark, it's laughable.

For those of us who have done much reading on the subject, it becomes obvious early on that this movie is about as credible and accurate as something from Oliver Stone.

This movie is so far beyond artistic license, it's ridiculous.

Save your time and don't confuse your kid with this tripe. The Peanuts version of the Mayflower crossing and First Thanksgiving is far more accurate.


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