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Broken Trail 

Not Rated | | Western | TV Mini-Series (2006– )
A veteran cowboy and his nephew save five Chinese girls from prostitution while trekking from Oregon to Wyoming.
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Nominated for 3 Golden Globes. Another 16 wins & 37 nominations. See more awards »

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 Nola Johns 2 episodes, 2006
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 Big Ears 2 episodes, 2006
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 Big Rump Kate 2 episodes, 2006
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 Sun Foy 'aka' #3 2 episodes, 2006
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 Ging Wa 'aka' #5 2 episodes, 2006
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 Ye Fung 'aka' #4 2 episodes, 2006
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 Ghee Moon 'aka' #1 2 episodes, 2006
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 Lung Hay 2 episodes, 2006
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 Mai Ling 'aka' #2 2 episodes, 2006
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 Captain Billy Fender 2 episodes, 2006
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Set in 1898, Print Ritter and his estranged nephew Tom Harte become the reluctant guardians of five abused and abandoned Chinese girls. Ritter and Harte's attempts to care for the girls are complicated by their responsibility to deliver a herd of horses while avoiding a group of bitter rivals intent on kidnapping the girls for their own purposes. Written by anonymous

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24 June 2006 (USA)  »

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A szabadság útján  »

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Trivia

It was a two-hour movie in the beginning, but AMC wanted to develop an original series, so they made it longer (from the book "Difficult Men: Behind the Scenes of a Creative Revolution: From The Sopranos and The Wire to Mad Men and Breaking Bad" by Brett Martin). See more »

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During the last fight, when Print head butts Big Ears Bywater, Big Ears hat flies off of his head, when the camera angle changes it is back on his head. See more »

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Tom Harte: [after killing the man who stole from them, Harte returns to find his uncle teaching the girls English] So I went and got our horses and our money... had to stretch a fella... and you start a finishing school for Chinese girls.
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Referenced in Broken Trail: The Making of a Legendary Western (2006) See more »

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26 June 2006 | by See all my reviews

As a fan of modern as well as "oldies" style westerns, I was impressed with they layout of this mini-series. The trail drive was only a vehicle in which to tell the story, not hours of it to kill time. Excellent in my book, exquisite scenery, as well as keeps one attention so as not to miss a single scene. The previews drew my attention at first, but the lead actors convinced my wife and I to make plans to see this two-part miniseries. We wanted to see the first part to see if we would give up other interests, which we were glad we did. All in all this mini-series kept our attention focused, but was not without a bit of violence, and slight bit of adult subject matter. But no nudity, and little if any harsh language, which was a relief. Enjoy it I did.


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