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Tells the story of the journey of two Coeur d'Alene Indian boys from Idaho to Arizona. Victor is the stoic, handsome son of an alcoholic father who has abandoned his family. Thomas is a gregarious, goofy young man orphaned as an infant by a fire which Victor's father accidentally started w...

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Corporate Authors: Miramax Films., Shadowcatcher Entertainment (Firm), Miramax Home Entertainment (Firm), Buena Vista Home Entertainment (Firm)
Other Authors: Eyre, Chris, 1969-, Beach, Adam, 1972-, Adams, Evan., Bedard, Irene, 1967-, Farmer, Gary, 1953-, Cardinal, Tantoo., Alexie, Sherman, 1966-
Format: Video DVD
Language:English
Published: Philadelphia, PA : Movies Unlimited, [1999]
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Summary:Tells the story of the journey of two Coeur d'Alene Indian boys from Idaho to Arizona. Victor is the stoic, handsome son of an alcoholic father who has abandoned his family. Thomas is a gregarious, goofy young man orphaned as an infant by a fire which Victor's father accidentally started while drunk. Thomas is a storyteller who makes every effort to connect with the people around him; Victor, in contrast, uses his quiet demeanor to gain strength and confidence. When Victor's estranged father dies in Arizona the two young men embark on a journey to recover his ashes. Along the way the two learn a number of life lessons from each other and those around them.
Item Description:Widescreen format (1.85:1).
Based on stories by Sherman Alexie from the book: The Lone Ranger and Tonto fist fight in heaven.
Special features: Theatrical trailer.
Videodisc release of the 1998 motion picture by Miramax and Shadowcatcher Entertainment.
Physical Description:1 videodisc (89 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
Format:DVD; stereo; Dolby digital.
Audience:Rated: PG-13.
Production Credits:Producers, Larry Estes, Scott Rosenfelt ; director, Chris Eyre ; screenplay, Sherman Alexie ; photography, Brian Capener ; editor, Brian Berdan ; music, B.C. Smith.
Access:For face-to-face teaching only, no public performance license.