In the aftermath of the Battle of the Little Big Horn, a twelve-year-old Lakota boy (Goes Alone) comes upon a wounded cavalry soldier (James) hiding in the grass. When Goes Alone sees James... See full summary »

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Pvt. James Cavanagh
Joseph Saul ...
Goes Alone
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Sgt. MacMillan
Chad Gordon ...
Pvt. Curtis
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Goes Alone's brother
Lowell Raven ...
Lakota Boy #1
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Lakota Boy #2
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Colonel
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Lucy (as Lea Moreno Young)
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Kevin Broberg ...
Soldier Getting Scalped
Dustin Cornelius ...
Soldier
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Firing Squad Soldier (as Chris Francis)
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Pfc. Anderson
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In the aftermath of the Battle of the Little Big Horn, a twelve-year-old Lakota boy (Goes Alone) comes upon a wounded cavalry soldier (James) hiding in the grass. When Goes Alone sees James about to take his own life rather than be captured, the boy takes pity on him and allows him to escape into a ravine. The next morning, Goes Alone goes looking for James and finds him by a creek, wounded and dying. Over the next two days, Goes Alone and James form a bond that grows into a friendship as Goes Alone tries to help the dying soldier. The price they both pay for the friendship they share is high as their two cultures come into contact again in a startling and emotional conclusion. Written by Anonymous

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On the American frontier, a Lakota boy and a US Cavalry soldier form an unlikely friendship.

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Last Stand DVD
5 December 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I LOVED THIS FILM. Congratulations to everyone involved in the making this wonderful short. After watching the film and the DVD extras, I found out this was made on a shoestring budget with everyone involved working for the love of their craft, the film and it's writer/director Gabe Torres. This film and it's making is a story of friendship. The Last Stand looks and feels like a major studio picture, it's really well done. The script, the emotion, and the cast, Jason London is wonderful and oh my god that little boy, Jason Saul, he is amazing. That kid's eyes say everything, such depth. Last Stand has heart and it's shot so beautifully. Please support your indie filmmakers, buy a copy of this DVD.


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