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Medicine River (1993)

PG | | Comedy | TV Movie 1993
When photographer Will returns home for his mother's funeral he gets more than he bargained for from a strange cast of characters on the reservation.

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Stuart Margolin
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Graham Greene ... Will
Tom Jackson ... Harlen Bigbear
Sheila Tousey ... Louise Heavyman
Janet-Laine Green ... Ellen Lesly
Byron Chief-Moon Byron Chief-Moon ... Clyde Whiteman
Jimmy Herman ... Lionel James (as Jimmie Herman)
Maggie Blackkettle Maggie Blackkettle ... Martha Old Crow
Tina Louise Bomberry Tina Louise Bomberry ... Bertha Morely
Ben Cardinal ... Big John Yellowrabbitt
Michael Lawrenchuk ... Eddie Weaselhead (as Micheal C. Lawrenchuck)
Raoul Max Trujillo ... Floyd (as Raoul Trujillo)
Dakota House ... Elwood
Shirley Cheechoo ... Candy
Cherrilene Cardinal ... May
Thomas King Thomas King ... Lester
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When photographer Will returns home for his mother's funeral he gets more than he bargained for from a strange cast of characters on the reservation.

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Going home can never be the same.

Genres:

Comedy

Certificate:

PG
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Details

Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

1993 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Medicine River - De Volta às Origens See more »

Filming Locations:

Alberta, Canada

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Technical Specs

Sound Mix:

Stereo

Color:

Color
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Trivia

This is Graham Greene's first starring role, he was 41-years-old. See more »

Quotes

Floyd: Those the only shoes you got, man?
[to Will]
Elwood: Seen a pair like that in Calgary, an antique store!
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Great Indian movie
19 June 2002 | by REdmo4042See all my reviews

I thoroughly enjoyed this movie. All the actors were perfect in their parts, especially Graham Greene and Tom Jackson. Life on the reservation in this movie brought the closeness of the community, including many older actors and actresses who were a great asset to the story. The scenery was beautiful and it was just a really good "feel-good" movie. I would recommend it to anyone who is tired of shoot-em-up westerns and violence.


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