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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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Reyna's character states she is Apache, A Martinez, playing her husband, is actually part Apache in real-life. See more »

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Alice: No.
Mollie: What'd you say?
Alice: I said no. Cause it's not just you're problem moving. It's all of our problem! Everytime you do something it's our problem! You run and take off, we go scrapping along behind you! No. We're not moving!
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i lost this movie but i want to buy the video again
2 March 2004 | by (winnipeg) – See all my reviews

this movie really touched me! because the family is all mixed up, while the mother tries hard to cope with life. while justine does things that are wrong. and alice tries hard to be the responsible one. I live in the city, but somehow i learn from the movie. because the way it is to live in the city. you have to fit in to survive. unless you go somewhere else like to finish school, have a family, to be responsible. people can learn from watching the movie. it also shows to be compassionate to other races and your own people. but i'm really from garden hill, manitoba, its also tough to live anywhere cause trouble is everywhere until you make it better in how you live. it was too bad i lost the movie. it cost me $30.00


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