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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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In the film, Johnny Depp plays a Native American. A character mocks him by calling him 'Tonto'. Johnny Depp later played Tonto in The Lone Ranger (2013). See more »

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McCarthy: The final measure of bravery is to stand up to death.
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Welcome to My World
Written by John Hathcock (as J. Hatchcock), Ray Winkler (as R. Winkler)
Performed by Jim Reeves
By Arrangement with the RCA Records Label of BMG Entertainment
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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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