Smoke signals

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Publisher:
Miramax Home Entertainment ;
Pub. Date:
[2000?]
Language:
English
Description
This dramatic feature was written, directed, and co-produced by Native Americans. Native American writer Sherman Alexie scripted this adaptation of his 1993 short story collection The Lone Ranger and Tonto Fistfight in Heaven. Director Chris Eyre's previous short Someone Kept Saying Powwow is incorporated into the 88-minute feature. Developed at the Sundance Lab in 1995, the film was a winner of both the Audience Award and the Filmmakers' Trophy at the 1998 Sundance Film Festival. In 1976, an infant survives a fire that kills his parents. In a flash forward to the present day, the infant has grown up to become the skinny, nerdy adult Thomas (Evan Adams). At Idaho's desolate Coeur d'Alene Indian reservation, the overeager youth is mostly ignored by others, including stoic athletic Victor Joseph (Adam Beach), even though it was Victor's father, alcoholic Arnold Joseph (Gary Farmer), who saved the infant Thomas' life in the fire. A drunken Arnold later abandoned his family, and Victor hasn't seen his father in a decade. When Victor learns of Arnold's death in Phoenix, Thomas offers to pay for the trip to Phoenix if he can accompany Victor. They make an odd couple since Victor is embarrassed by Thomas' geekiness. In Phoenix, they find that Arnold lived in a small trailer in the desert, and they meet Arnold's friend Suzy Song (Irene Bedard), who provides disturbing truths about Arnold that impact on Victor. ~ Bhob Stewart, Rovi
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subject_facetCoeur d'Alene Indians -- Idaho -- Drama
Comedy films
Drama
Fathers and sons -- Idaho -- Drama
Feature films
Fiction films
Films for the hearing impaired
Idaho -- Social life and customs -- 20th century -- Drama
Indians of North America -- Idaho -- Drama
Male friendship -- Idaho -- Drama
Road films
Video recordings
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
title_displaySmoke signals
title_fullSmoke signals [videorecording] / Miramax ; a Shadowcatcher Entertainment production ; in association with Sherman Alexie ; a film by Chris Eyre ; directed by Chris Eyre ; screenplay by Sherman Alexie ; produced by Scott Rosenfelt, Larry Estes
Smoke signals [videorecording] / Miramax Films ; a Shadowcatcher Entertainment production ; directed by Chris Eyre ; screenplay by Sherman Alexie ; produced by Larry Estes and Scott Rosenfelt
title_shortSmoke signals
topic_facetCoeur d'Alene Indians
Fathers and sons
Indians of North America
Male friendship
Social life and customs
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