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Dance Me Outside (1994)

R | | Comedy, Drama | 10 March 1995 (USA)
A story of life on a First Nations reserve in Ontario: Silas and Frank are trying to get into college to train to be mechanics but they find themselves having to deal with girls, family ...... See full summary »

Director:

Bruce McDonald

Writers:

John Frizzell, W.P. Kinsella (book) | 2 more credits »
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4 wins & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ryan Rajendra Black ... Silas Crow
Adam Beach ... Frank Fencepost
Jennifer Podemski ... Sadie Maracle
Michael Greyeyes ... Gooch
Lisa LaCroix Lisa LaCroix ... Illianna
Kevin Hicks Kevin Hicks ... Robert McVey
Rose Marie Trudeau Rose Marie Trudeau ... Ma Crow
Gloria May Eshkibok Gloria May Eshkibok ... Mad Etta
Selim Running Bear Sandoval Selim Running Bear Sandoval ... Robert Coyote
Sandrine Holt ... Poppy
Tamara Podemski ... Little Margaret
Herbie Barnes Herbie Barnes ... Joseph
Hugh Dillon ... Clarence Gaskill
Vince Manitowabi Vince Manitowabi ... Hobart Thunder
Robert Frank Pegahmagabow Robert Frank Pegahmagabow ... Wendel
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Storyline

A story of life on a First Nations reserve in Ontario: Silas and Frank are trying to get into college to train to be mechanics but they find themselves having to deal with girls, family ... and murder. Written by <P.M.Laws@education.leeds.ac.uk>

Plot Summary | Plot Synopsis

Taglines:

When the party's over, real life kicks into gear!

Genres:

Comedy | Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and brief violence | See all certifications »

Parents Guide:

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Details

Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

10 March 1995 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Tanssi yli rajojen See more »

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Box Office

Opening Weekend USA:

$4,983, 4 June 1995

Gross USA:

$66,229

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$66,229
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Did You Know?

Trivia

W.P. Kinsella actually didn't care for this movie and the TV show, "The Rez" that followed. Even though they were based on his writing. He considered both the movie and television show to be of poor quality. See more »

Quotes

Robert McVey: I am the Wolverine! I am the Wolverine! What is that sound? It is a gopher. It is the beaver, those cowardly rodents tremble before me. I am the Wolverine! I rip the throats from my enemy, I paint myself with their blood!
Frank Fencepost: Where'd you find this guy, he's excellent?
Silas Crow: He's an animal.
Robert McVey: I am the Wolverine!
Frank Fencepost: Now, this is the part where you get your private, secret Indian name. You are Bob! B Bob.
Silas Crow: Firechief.
Frank Fencepost: Bob Firechief!
[all begin dancing around camp fire]
Robert McVey: The hunt is on!
[runs through the woods]
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Soundtracks

Come And Get Your Love
Written by L. Vegas
Performed by Redbone
Courtesy of Epic Records by arrangement with Sony Music Licensing
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Loved it!
12 December 2006 | by debra193See all my reviews

I had to bid over and over at an online auction to get my copy. I loved everything about the movie. The casting was superb and the humor could be seen even though the plot line was of a dark nature. I am not Native, and can only guess that this is a close approximation of life on a Reservation to some degree. This film has caused me to wonder many evenings what was factual and what was fictional. Obviously, there are still some stereotypes regarding both people, Whites and Natives. What I liked was that the movie showed some real issues without getting too preachy. It pointed out what some of the basic problems facing Natives are and gave the audience a chance to learn through humor, and yes, horror. Since watching this Movie for the first time, I tend to watch for similar movies, such as Smoke Signals and Cowboys and Indians. I have not been disappointed yet.


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