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Coyote Waits (2003)

TV Movie  -   -  Mystery  -  16 November 2003 (USA)
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Two tribal cops uncover a plot involving a lost fortune, an historical artifact and a mythical Coyote on a Navajo reservation.

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Two tribal cops uncover a plot involving a lost fortune, an historical artifact and a mythical Coyote on a Navajo reservation.

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Two Navajo cops race to unravel a dangerous web of myth, murder, and greed.

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When officer Chee is driving on the deserted road, passing through several small tunnels, close-ups of him behind the wheel show a roof rack instead of the light bar for his Dodge Dakota patrol vehicle. This happens twice in this series of scenes. See more »

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Jim Chee: You know what fate is?
Taka Ji: My dad had a saying, from Vietnam. Said it all the time. "Fate is as gentle with man as the mongoose is with mice."
Jim Chee: You know, we have the same saying. "Coyote is always waiting. But also, Coyote is always hungry."
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Kinda slow at first......
18 November 2003 | by (Florida) – See all my reviews

This was my first Hillerman experience. Maybe the slowness of the beginning is necessary, but I was wanting to check out. It got better towards the end with several interesting twists that I was glad I stayed for. I enjoyed seeing the area of the reservation (or 'rez' as they say in the movie) and hearing a bit of American Indian mythology and stories. No special effects, just good acting and a good story.


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