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Escanaba in da Moonlight (2001)

PG-13  |   |  Comedy, Fantasy  |  9 February 2001 (USA)
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A macho man in a family on the eve of deer-hunting season must deal with the eldest son's curse of never having bagged a buck.

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Rueben Soady
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Albert Soady
Joey Albright ...
Remnar Soady / Porcelain Bus Dancer
Wayne David Parker ...
Jimmer Negamanee
Randall Godwin ...
Ranger Tom T. Treado
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Wolf Moon Dance Soady (as Kimberly Norris Guerrero)
James Porterfield ...
Alphonse Soady
Guy Sanville ...
Alvin Soady
Lucas Daniels ...
Kid on School Bus
Phillip W. Powers ...
Hunter in Diner (as Phillip Powers)
Sandra Birch ...
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Alex Mulvaney ...
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Kyle Broeders ...
Young Remnar
Belinda 'Allee' Eagle ...
Young Wolf Moon Dance
Chad Decota ...
Reuben's Son #1 (age 7)
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A macho man in a family on the eve of deer-hunting season must deal with the eldest son's curse of never having bagged a buck.

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Rated PG-13 for some crude humor

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If you are a real outdoors person, you will like it.
22 December 2001 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is a very funny parody of the realities of life amongst the real yoopers, not the phony yoopers who live near academia at the colleges in The Soo, Marquette and Houghton. It started as a very successful play and has been carefully translated to film. It is about the myths and legends surrounding deer hunting camps and hunting. If you have ever spent time in a deer camp, you will recognize all the truths they joke about (drinking, cardplaying, farting, sacred clothing and food, etc. etc.). A bearwalker is an Indian legend about a spirit which has came back or been called back on a mission -- they often take the form of a bear, hence the name. See it.


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