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5 October 2003 (Canada) See more »
J.J. Harper, a First Nations chief, is gunned down by police constable Robert Cross on his way home one snowy night in downtown Winnipeg. Full summary » | Add synopsis »
1 win & 8 nominations See more »
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Sharon Bajer ... Hodgins

Adam Beach ... JJ Harper
Jack Blum ... Harvey Pollock, QC
David Brown ... Det. Spooner
Harlan Bruyere ... Elijah Harper

Garry Chalk ... Inspector Ken Dowson

Jonas Chernick ... Constable Bill Issac
Paul Christie ... Sergeant Osepchuk

Sarah Constible ... Reporter #2

Rebecca Gibson ... Stephen's Assistant

Currie Graham ... Constable Robert Cross
Richard Hurst ... Chief of Police Herb Stephen
Anthony Lambert-Whitford ... Little Billy

Michael Lawrenchuk ... Joe
Melissa LeClaire ... Protester

Dan McLean ... Tymchuck
Brent Neale ... Mark
Chuck Robinson ... Police Officer, stops rape

Eric Schweig ... Harry Wood

Jan Skene ... Mrs. Cross

Rick Skene ... CKY Camerman
Jeff Skinner ... Mcgregor

Gordon Tootoosis ... James Harper
Warren Louis Wiltshire ... Detective

Will Woytowich ... Constable Buckman

Jon Ted Wynne ... Reporter #1
Lorrie Papadopoulos ... Reporter (uncredited)

Directed by
Norma Bailey 
Writing credits
(in alphabetical order)
Andrew Rai Berzins  screenplay
Gordon Sinclair Jr.  book

Produced by
Eric Jordan .... producer
Maybelle Pacak .... executive producer
Jeremy Torrie .... producer
Original Music by
Randolph Peters 
Cinematography by
David Frazee 
Film Editing by
Robert Lower  (as Bob Lower)
Production Design by
Réjean Labrie 
Set Decoration by
Stephen Arndt 
Costume Design by
Linda Madden 
Makeup Department
Lori Caputi .... hair stylist
Frances Hans .... assistant makeup artist
Amanda Kuryk .... daily makeup artist
Jennifer Machnee .... first assistant makeup artist
Doug Morrow .... key makeup artist
Production Management
Juliette Hagopian .... production manager
Second Unit Director or Assistant Director
Richard O'Brien-Moran .... first assistant director
Michael Peleshok .... third assistant director
Art Department
Ryan Berzuk .... assistant property master
Robb Paraskevopoulos .... set decorating crew
Larry Spittle .... property master
Remi Verfaillie .... lead dresser
Sound Department
Robin Crumley .... assistant sound editor
Steve Hammond .... foley artist
John Hazen .... re-recording mixer
Leon Johnson .... production sound mixer
Paul Morrow .... boom operator
Tim O'Connell .... foley artist
Jordan Pede .... sound assistant trainee
Harlan Bruyere .... stunt driver
Chuck Robinson .... stunt performer
Craig Skene .... stunt driver
Rick Skene .... stunt coordinator
Rick Skene .... stunt driver
Camera and Electrical Department
François Balcaen .... key grip
Michael Drabot .... gaffer
Keith Eidse .... assistant camera
Allen Fraser .... still photographer
Marc Gagnon .... generator operator
Tamara Jones .... second assistant camera
Nicolas Phillips .... electrician
Casting Department
Patricia Kress .... extras casting assistant
Lori Stefaniuk .... extras casting
Costume and Wardrobe Department
Michelle Boulet .... set costume supervisor
Karen Kristalovich .... costume truck supervisor
Location Management
Martin Ellis .... assistant location manager
Transportation Department
Dave Perich .... driver: cast
Scott Quantrell .... driver
Other crew
Dave Brown .... firearms safety coordinator
Anne Frank .... story editor
Indira Guha .... legal counsel
Robb Inniss .... production assistant
Liza Lakhoian .... production assistant
Allan McGowan .... security officer
Bob Presner .... completion bond
Khali Wenaus .... office production assistant
Colleen Wowchuk .... assistant production coordinator

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120 min
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3 out of 3 people found the following review useful.
Cowboys and Indians awesome, 20 January 2006
Author: mcbrides1223 from United States

I just watched it for the second time today and I must say with all my heart it is about damn time they made a movie about us as people not as spiritual beings. Such a waste of human life as this story was maybe some good will come out of it. And Eric is hotter than ever. To often in the movies First Nations people are seen as other than everyday people. We are always portrayed as chiefs or medicine people. Hey we are just like everyone else. And this movie showed just that. We hurt when an injustice is done and we can win in quest for justice. It is really to bad that the big movie companies cant see that. I cant wait till this comes out on DVD. Thanks to those who chose to show this story as it really was.

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