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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

Gross USA:

$304,852
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Company Credits

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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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

Silas Crow: This feels great!
Frank Fencepost: Imagine blowing up a building!
[destroying an FBI car]
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Connections

Featured in Reel Injun (2009) See more »

Soundtracks

When Something Stands for Nothing
Written by Hugh Dillon, Trent Carr, Mark Gibson
Performed by Headstones
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Excellent
11 January 2005 | by ReesaTreeSee all my reviews

I thought that this was an excellent film, and that it really addressed some very important issues. The description given here does this film NO justice at all, nor does the trailer. I first saw this movie about six years ago and hadn't seen it since until recently. I am currently doing research of native lifestyles and the politics of reservationist systems and this movie suddenly came to mind, from six years prior. It really stuck with me through what has been six years of pretty regular movie watching and it and I am glad that it did. It is MOST definitely work a watch at least once! Its the only movie that i can recall seeing that has any sort of good representation for use in my research.


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