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Black Cloud (2004)

PG-13 | | Drama | 30 April 2004 (USA)
Black Cloud, is an inspirational story about a young Navajo, Native American boxer, who overcomes personal challenges as he comes to terms with his heritage, while fighting his way for a spot on the US Olympic boxing team.

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Black Cloud
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Bud
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Sammi
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Sheriff Cliff Powers
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Eddie (as Rick Schroder)
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Rocket Ray Tracey (as 'Pooch' Marion Hall)
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Jimmy
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Jack
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Rocket's Agent (as Naseen King Adadevoh aka Six)
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Peter
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Victoria Nez
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Dusty
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Black Cloud, is an inspirational story about a young Navajo, Native American boxer, who overcomes personal challenges as he comes to terms with his heritage, while fighting his way for a spot on the US Olympic boxing team.

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The will of a warrior. The heart of a champion. See more »

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Rated PG-13 for violence and language including sexual innuendo
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The song that Black Cloud's father and the girl are singing with the Karaoke machine is Tim McGraw's "I Like it, I Love it". See more »

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Referenced in 5th World (2005) See more »

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Inspiring
9 September 2004 | by (Bozeman, MT) – See all my reviews

I have just returned from seeing this film at the first annual Hatchfest, where Rick Shroder and the cast showed what an amazing piece of art they have created. The budget was minimal (only $750,000), the acting superb, and was made in only four weeks. This is the ultimate independent film.

Eddie Spears makes his debut as a lead actor and embodies the very essence of his character. I enjoyed the entire cast and applaud Shroder for writing and making a film about REAL Indians. Too often Hollywood turns its back on incredible actors because of their skin color. I hope, for my own sake, that Eddie Spears does not fade into the catacombs of Native actors.

I recommend this film to anyone and everyone and hope that you take two hours out of your life to see Black Cloud. It will open your eyes and give you a breath of fresh air.


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