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The Brave (1997)

 -  Drama  -  30 July 1997 (France)
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A down-on-his-luck American Indian recently released from jail is offered the chance to "star" as the victim of a snuff film, the resulting pay of which could greatly help his poverty stricken family. Written by Sam Hayes <gshayes@mail.gwi.net>

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Larry: I guess we will see you in the movies, Tonto.
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References The Lone Ranger (1949) See more »

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Paul y Fred
Written by David Hidalgo (as D. Hidalgo), Louie Perez (as L. Perez)
Performed by Latin Playboys (as The Latin Playboys)
Produced by Latin Playboys (as The Latin Playboys)
Courtesy of Warner Bros. Records
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A must see
2 November 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

Once again Johnny Depp proves to us what a great talent he is, not only with his acting, but directing as well. His long time career and affiliation with such talented directors shows.

This movie had me mesmerized. It's beginning so quiet and the outcome leaving me in tears. The photography was beautiful leaving me feel that although the people were extremely poor, they had what they needed because they had each other. The sacrifice that Rafael makes is beyond love, beyond money.

It struck me while watching the scene between Marlon Brando and Johnny Depp that Johnny is the young Brando. The scene so intense the two actors on the same level. Wow.

Johnny Depp has once again outdone himself and I will look forward to whatever else he has to offer us whether it be acting or directing. This is a must see for any Depp fan and more to the point, any movie fan.


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