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Grand Avenue (1996)

When Mollie's boyfriend Jack dies on the reservation, she is asked to leave the reservation by her boyfriend's sister for not being one of there own, aside from Mollie's son. Mollie is ... See full summary »

Director:

Daniel Sackheim

Writers:

Greg Sarris (book), Greg Sarris (teleplay)
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 2 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Irene Bedard ... Reyna
Tantoo Cardinal ... Nellie
Eloy Casados ... Albert
Deena-Marie Consiglio Deena-Marie Consiglio ... Justine (as Deeny Dakota)
Alexis Cruz ... Raymond
Diane Debassige Diane Debassige ... Alice
Jenny Gago ... Anna
Cody Lightning ... Sheldon
A Martinez ... Steven
Simi Mehta ... Jeanne
August Schellenberg ... Sherman
Sheila Tousey Sheila Tousey ... Mollie
Sam Vlahos ... Henry
Carmen Ahern Carmen Ahern ... Evangeline
Quala Anderson Quala Anderson ... Gang Girl #2
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Storyline

When Mollie's boyfriend Jack dies on the reservation, she is asked to leave the reservation by her boyfriend's sister for not being one of there own, aside from Mollie's son. Mollie is forced to pack up here belongings and her children and move to northern california, right into a gang infested neighborhood. Written by Adam De La Villa

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Around every corner in America there's a story waiting to be told.

Genres:

Drama

Certificate:

R
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 June 1996 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Megali peripeteia See more »

Filming Locations:

Santa Rosa, California, USA

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Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color
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Trivia

This film marks the only time actors Alexis Cruz, Jenny Gago and Simi Mehta have depicted Native American characters. See more »

Quotes

Steven: You know nobody's gonna come to that meeting. They've already spent the thousand dollars they're gonna get. Circuit City won't have a damn VCR left.
[referring to the tribal cemetery issue]
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i lost this movie but i want to buy the video again
2 March 2004 | by ojibwegalSee all my reviews

this movie really touched me! because the family is all mixed up, while the mother tries hard to cope with life. while justine does things that are wrong. and alice tries hard to be the responsible one. I live in the city, but somehow i learn from the movie. because the way it is to live in the city. you have to fit in to survive. unless you go somewhere else like to finish school, have a family, to be responsible. people can learn from watching the movie. it also shows to be compassionate to other races and your own people. but i'm really from garden hill, manitoba, its also tough to live anywhere cause trouble is everywhere until you make it better in how you live. it was too bad i lost the movie. it cost me $30.00


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