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California Indian (2011)

R | | Drama | 20 November 2011 (USA)
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Nick Thomas, a Pomo Indian and a successful Los Angeles radio host, is forced back to the reservation to help his brother Chi, and tribal leader Rich Knight lead the Tule Lake Rancheria out of danger from a seedy casino investor.

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Laurie Francene Kinzer (as Laurie Kinzer-Ramos), Timothy Andrew Ramos
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Credited cast:
Gary Farmer ... Rich Knight
Mark Boone Junior ... Jonathan Jensen
Timothy Andrew Ramos Timothy Andrew Ramos ... Nick Thomas
Gil Birmingham ... Charles 'Chi' Thomas
Julia Jones ... April Cordova
Emil Zidek Emil Zidek ... Todd Garrett
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Dennis Banks ... Self
Jaime Boggs Jaime Boggs ... Casino Tribal Leader
Fiona Byrnes Fiona Byrnes ... Party Girl - Hotel
Chris Chris ... Police Officer
Clayton Duncan Clayton Duncan ... Leonard
Andre Dupont ... Brian
Steve Eggie Elliot Steve Eggie Elliot ... Elmer Ellis
Kathleen Escude Kathleen Escude ... Nurse
Suna Flores Suna Flores ... Front Desk Attendent
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Nick Thomas, a Pomo Indian and a successful Los Angeles radio host, is forced back to the reservation to help his brother Chi, and tribal leader Rich Knight lead the Tule Lake Rancheria out of danger from a seedy casino investor.

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Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated R for language and some drug content
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Writer producer Laurien Francis aka Laurie Kinzer wrote and produced Rancheria -award winning short film that California Indian is based on her 20 years as a documentarian at Big Valley Rancheria in Northern California where her children are registered members of Native American indigenous tribe. See more »

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Don't waste your time...
1 October 2019 | by mzmojorizn-40689See all my reviews

This was the biggest pile of garbage I ever attempted to watch! I had such high hopes with such an amazing Native cast. Alas, that was not to be. It felt like a high schooler wrote, directed and filmed this atrocity. I've seen better acting at a preschool play!!!


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Country:

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Language:

English

Release Date:

20 November 2011 (USA) See more »

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Budget:

$300,000 (estimated)
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Dolby Digital

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1.85 : 1
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