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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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Huan Ji
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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 (Adam Beach) 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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Odell Redd: Tagert thought Ashie could help him prove Butch
[Cassidy]
Odell Redd: died somewhere on the rez. And if he died there, then maybe his bones are still there. And if he could come up with those lovely, famous bones...
Jim Chee: Then Tagert is famous too.
Odell Redd: Famous and rich. At least as rich as historians ever get. Chee, it's all bullshit. Pinto claimed to know where Sitting Bull was buried, Geronimo too. Hell, for a bottle of whiskey, that old Indian would tell you where to find Amelia Earhart.
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An American Mystery! Special lights up the little screen.
17 November 2003 | by (Shawnee, OK, USA) – See all my reviews

The second American Mystery! Special from a Tony Hillerman book, that basically picks up where the first one ended. Praise should be given to the producers of Mystery!, the ones who listened to the American audience when it begged for stories from American writers that were set in America.

Both Adam Beech and Wes Studi reprise their roles as lawmen, seeking truth this time about an unlikely murderer and the crime he supposedly committed. The struggle between mythology and law continues in this movie as Adam Beech's character, Jim Chee, has to deal with doubt and remorse, and Joe Leaphorn, played again by Wes Studi, reluctantly seeks positive proof about the reservation murder.

Robert Redford also lends his name again as Executive Producer, thus ensuring the unchanged production value. There is no doubt that the next movie, due to air in Spring of 2004, will exceed its predecessors in taut, mysterious entertainment.


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