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Buffalo Dreams (2005)

TV Movie  -  Family  -  11 March 2005 (USA)
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Schoolboy Josh Townsend has to move again with his father, astrophysics researcher Dr. Nick Townsend, to a Utah small town. To escape the copy-boy job dad arranged, Josh volunteers for the ... See full summary »

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Thomas Blackhorse
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Bicyclist #2
Roy J. Cohoe ...
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Tatiana Galindo ...
Navajo Girl
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John Blackhorse
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Kyle
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Abuela Rose
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Bicyclist #1 (as Rebecca R. Larsen)
Ried E. Mackay ...
Ice Cream Boy
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Josh Townsend
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Virgil
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Dr. Nick Townsend
Melissa Pace-Tanner ...
Jean (as Melissa Pace)
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Schoolboy Josh Townsend has to move again with his father, astrophysics researcher Dr. Nick Townsend, to a Utah small town. To escape the copy-boy job dad arranged, Josh volunteers for the tribal buffalo reserve, working with Navajo clan elder John Blackhorse's cynical grandson Thomas and his buddy Moon. Local scamp Kyle's cool cyclist knaves gang seems irresistible, but their hazing-like demands bring Josh to betray his buffalo friends's reluctant confidence. Written by KGF Vissers

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La terre sacrée des bisons  »

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Josh Townsend: You can get every channel if you have one of those.
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Had potential
15 March 2005 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This movie in my opinion had potential but, went off in mixing Navajo culture with buffalo. as a Navajo myself i found it a bit offensive that they did not even any of our traditional values. they just mixed what they about us with the movie. the plot has some work to do but like i said earlier it had potential. the cast did a fine job and Mr. Green did his best in the pronunciation of the Navajo words. after awhile the cast started getting a bit corny but near the end they pulled themselves together. but there is one thing that i liked about this and that is the distant relation the two main characters have at first because of their culture. I just wish that the producers had spent a little more time in the research of the Navajo.


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