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Windwalker (1980)

In 1797 Utah, an aged Cheyenne patriarch helps his kin to fight off a raiding party of rival Crow warriors and he tells his grandchildren the story of their family.

Director:

Kieth Merrill

Writers:

Ray Goldrup, Blaine Yorgason (additional writer) | 1 more credit »
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Trevor Howard ... Windwalker
Nick Ramus ... Smiling Wolf / Crow Brother / Narrator
James Remar ... Windwalker as a young man
Serene Hedin ... Tashina
Dusty McCrea Dusty McCrea ... Dancing Moon (as Dusty 'Iron Wing' McCrea)
Silvana Gallardo Silvana Gallardo ... Little Feather
Emerson John Emerson John ... Spotted Deer
Jason Stevens ... Horse That Follows
Roberta Deherrera Roberta Deherrera ... Happy Wind
Ivan Naranjo Ivan Naranjo ... Crooked Leg
Chief Tug Smith Chief Tug Smith ... Tashina's father
Fredelia Smith Fredelia Smith ... Tashina's mother
Wanni-Omni-Ska-Robideau Wanni-Omni-Ska-Robideau ... Windwalker, age 5
Dominque Gallegos Dominque Gallegos ... Tashina, age 5
Jason Tahbo Jason Tahbo ... Crow Brother, age 5
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Storyline

An ancient Indian warrior who has reached the end of his life is brought back from his 'death' to save his family from a raiding party of enemy Indians in this unique story of 'Indians without a single cowboy.' Written by Keith Loh <loh@sfu.ca>

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He conquered love and death...now he walks the winds of eternity!


Certificate:

PG | See all certifications »

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Trivia

James Remar as stated in interviews, which can be found on YouTube that of all the films he's been in this one is his favourite. See more »

Goofs

(at around 1h 12 mins) There is a chain link fence under the snow. See more »

Quotes

Horse That Follows: [translated from the Cheyenne] You were once a boy?
Windwalker: [translated from the Cheyenne] Old men do not grow from young girls.
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Brilliant little movie!!!
7 May 2002 | by tasinaskaSee all my reviews

This exceptional movie is now in the long-awaited dvd format. It was a pity about the vhs original being poor quality--this "little gem" didn't deserve that sort of treatment--evidently the video was recorded on long-play to keep costs down and the clarity suffered. Now that this film is on dvd,it should be even popular than before.


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Country:

USA

Language:

English | Cheyenne | Crow

Release Date:

18 November 1983 (Sweden) See more »

Also Known As:

Caminando en el viento See more »

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Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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