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Windrunner (1994)

PG | | Family, Fantasy | 1 June 1994 (USA)
A young man in high school moves with his mother to a town in the U.S. Southwest where his father is serving time in a penitentiary. There, he is discriminated against by his peers because ... See full summary »

Directors:

William Clark, William Tannen (uncredited)

Writer:

Mitch Davis
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Jason Wiles ... Greg Cima
Russell Means ... Wa Tho Huck (Country Ghost)
Margot Kidder ... Sally 'Mom' Cima
Amanda Peterson ... Julie Moore
Bruce Weitz ... Coach Woodhouse
Jake Busey ... Dave Promisco
Max Casella ... Denny LeBlanc
George Sullivan ... Warden
Zane Parker ... Paul 'Dad' Cima
Kellie Beames Kellie Beames ... Annie Cima
Curley Green Curley Green ... Big City Coach (as Curley Green Jr.)
Troy Gilbert Troy Gilbert ... Jock #1
Jim Palmer ... Jock #2
J.D. Hinton ... Announcer
Micaela Nelligan Micaela Nelligan ... Miss Briggs
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A young man in high school moves with his mother to a town in the U.S. Southwest where his father is serving time in a penitentiary. There, he is discriminated against by his peers because he is the son of a convict; this discrimination includes the football coach keeping him on the bench. He receives special training from the ghost of Jim Thorpe, a Native American football star. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Family | Fantasy

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG for mild thematic elements
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

1 June 1994 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Windrunner: A Spirited Journey See more »

Filming Locations:

Kanab, Utah, USA See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

Leucadia Film Corporation See more »
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Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color
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Amanda Peterson's last film. See more »

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Coming of age spiritual/family fare drama!
18 December 1999 | by adriank1See all my reviews

This is a delightful low-budget film centering around young male-teenager and family moving from town to town because of father's constant jail-transfers. The disruption to the family-unit as they yet again settle in new town,new school,new job for mom,house the car ect.... Encounter with wise and mysterious native Indian help both,each respectively acheive their goal's, gainging spiritual inner-strength and renknewed determination to conquer the odd's. Top performances by billed-lead's RUSSELL MEANS,JASON WILES and Superman's former co-star MARGOT KIDDER. Top story and direction to those credited for this film,RECOMMENDED VIEWING!


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