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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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Shelia Tousey's first and only starring role. Though, along with this film, she also had roles in four other American Indian Film Festival Best Film winners: Medicine River, Backroads, DreamKeeper and Johnny Tootall. See more »

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Sheldon: There's a big mess in here, you should see it! I won't tell Mom if you get me a bike.
Alice: Don't even try it toad, not this time.
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Great girl night movie
11 May 2005 | by (TEXAS) – See all my reviews

This is such a wonderful depiction of Native life. Not all Natives grow up on the rez, I didn't .It shows how single motherhood and life really is. So many movies today are hard to believe, but this one is great! I love this movie so much and are so bummed that I can't find it on DVD or VHS. I know of at least 10 people who would buy it. Please, someone, anyone....get this movie out for the public. So many more people could be enjoying it just as much as me and my cousins have. This is also a great girl night movie, not to scare any guys. But it is a tear-jerker, so guys be prepared with some tissues and girls get the popcorn because it is a long movie.


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