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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.

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Lou Sr.
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Father Stratton
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Heyman
Chuck E. Weiss ...
Whizzy
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An unemployed alcoholic Native American Indian lives on a trailer park with his wife and two children. Convinced that he has nothing to offer this world, he agrees to be tortured to death by a gang of rednecks in return for $50,000. Written by Duncan Shine <shine@telecall.co.uk>

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O Bravo  »

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Larry: I guess we will see you in the movies, Tonto.
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Soundtracks

El Sacamandu
(Traditional Arranged by Perla Tamaulipeca)
Performed by Perla Tamaulipeca
Courtesy of Discos Corason, Mexico
By Arrangement with Rounder Records and Ocean Park Music Group
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A movie worth watching!
27 October 2003 | by (USA) – See all my reviews

I expected this movie to be a real "stinker" based on comments I had seen. But I was pleasantly surprised to see how good a movie it is. It is a powerful story about desperate people and should have received more attention and respect than it did. The movie could use some work in places, but it deserves to be released.


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