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Grand Avenue (1996)

R | | Drama | TV Movie 30 June 1996
When Mollie's boyfriend Jack dies on the reservation, she is asked to leave the reservation by her boyfriend's sister for not being one of there own, aside from Mollie's son. Mollie is ... See full summary »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »
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Reyna
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Nellie
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Albert
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Raymond
Deeny Dakota ...
Justine
Diane Debassige ...
Alice
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Anna
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Sheldon
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Steven
Simi Mehta ...
Jeanne
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Sherman
Sheila Tousey ...
Mollie
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Henry
Carmen Ahern ...
Quala Anderson ...
Gang Girl #2
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Storyline

When Mollie's boyfriend Jack dies on the reservation, she is asked to leave the reservation by her boyfriend's sister for not being one of there own, aside from Mollie's son. Mollie is forced to pack up here belongings and her children and move to northern california, right into a gang infested neighborhood. Written by Adam De La Villa

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Around every corner in America there's a story waiting to be told.

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Drama

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R
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30 June 1996 (USA)  »

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Megali peripeteia  »

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This film marks the only time actors Alexis Cruz, Jenny Gago and Simi Mehta have depicted Native American characters. See more »

Quotes

Nellie: Then when he was a teenager he was too busy coming down here skinny dipping.
Raymond: Skinny dipping? Dad?
Nellie: Yeah! I seen you. You and you're friends
Steven: What were you doing watching?
Nellie: I came down here to pray. And there you were naked as can be. Just hoppin and hollering the whole bunch of you. Girls too. What you looking like that for? Ain't nothing I ain't seen before. Been changing you diapers since you were six months old. It's good place. Me and my husband we used to go down there by the river and just ...
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great film
10 July 2000 | by (new jersey) – See all my reviews

When i first saw this film I thought it was just another Native American movie,but as I kept watching it brought you into their personal life and showed just how much they still are being discriminated against. General Americans should watch this movie and realize what a great people they are and see how they are not defeated yet and keep struggling.If you are in the mood for a realistic portrayal of Native Americans and not just the "cowboy and indian" I strongly recommend it.


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