A young man in high school moves with his mother to a town in the U.S. Southwest where his father is serving time in a penitentiary. There, he is discriminated against by his peers because ... See full summary »

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Greg Cima
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Sally 'Mom' Cima
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Julie Moore
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Coach Woodhouse
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Dave Promisco
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Warden
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A young man in high school moves with his mother to a town in the U.S. Southwest where his father is serving time in a penitentiary. There, he is discriminated against by his peers because he is the son of a convict; this discrimination includes the football coach keeping him on the bench. He receives special training from the ghost of Jim Thorpe, a Native American football star. Written by Anonymous

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Family | Fantasy

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Rated PG for mild thematic elements
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1 June 1994 (USA)  »

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Windrunner: A Spirited Journey  »

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Coming of age spiritual/family fare drama!
18 December 1999 | by (Sydney, NSW , Australia) – See all my reviews

This is a delightful low-budget film centering around young male-teenager and family moving from town to town because of father's constant jail-transfers. The disruption to the family-unit as they yet again settle in new town,new school,new job for mom,house the car ect.... Encounter with wise and mysterious native Indian help both,each respectively acheive their goal's, gainging spiritual inner-strength and renknewed determination to conquer the odd's. Top performances by billed-lead's RUSSELL MEANS,JASON WILES and Superman's former co-star MARGOT KIDDER. Top story and direction to those credited for this film,RECOMMENDED VIEWING!


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