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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.

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
... Windwalker
... Smiling Wolf / Crow Brother / Narrator
... Windwalker as a young man
... Tashina
Dusty McCrea ... Dancing Moon (as Dusty 'Iron Wing' McCrea)
Silvana Gallardo ... Little Feather
Emerson John ... Spotted Deer
... Horse That Follows
Roberta Deherrera ... Happy Wind
Ivan Naranjo ... Crooked Leg
Chief Tug Smith ... Tashina's father
Fredelia Smith ... Tashina's mother
Wanni-Omni-Ska-Robideau ... Windwalker, age 5
Dominque Gallegos ... Tashina, age 5
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!


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18 November 1983 (Sweden)  »

Also Known As:

Cheyeni v boju za zivljenje  »

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Budget:

$3,000,000 (estimated)

Gross USA:

$18,636,482
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Trivia

With the exception of a voice-over narration, the movie is entirely in the Cheyenne and Crow Native American languages with subtitles. See more »

Goofs

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

Quotes

Windwalker: [upon waking to find himself on a burial platform] Grandfather! This is a good joke... but now I would continue my journey to the Land of the Spirits.
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Great story
13 March 2005 | by See all my reviews

When I visited my sister in Arizona she told me that an old girl friend of mine had been in a movie, quite some time ago. We went to one of the video places and rented the tape. (DVD was not around yet). We actually rented the movie to see Dusty Iron Wing McCrea, as that was the girl that I went with back in the 50's. We really liked the movie. My sister is actually my half sister and half Sioux Indian. So is another half sister and brother. We lived around the Sioux in South Dakota up until the mid 50's and learned of their ways and customs, so the movie was meaningful to us. I will try to get it on DVD as some of the other comments say the quality is much better than the tape.


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