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Grand Avenue (1996)

TV Movie  -   -  Drama  -  30 June 1996 (USA)
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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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Reyna
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Albert
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Raymond
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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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Justine: Wish I could've had something like this on the rez. Then I could've been good at tennis.
Raymond: I don't really know what a reservation's like.
Justine: You haven't missed much.
Raymond: Well my Dad's always talking about it. He says that our tribe should have one of it's own.
Justine: I don't know what for. I like it here Raymond.
Raymond: What, Grand Avenue?
Justine: No right here, right now.
[kisses Raymond]
Raymond: [cut to Toms' home] What the fuck is this? Reyna?
Steven: Look Raymond I know it's sudden...
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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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