Smoke Signals

Director: Chris Eyre Run Time: 89 min. Release Year: 1998

Starring: Adam Beach, Evan Adams, Gary Farmer, Irene Bedard, Tantoo Cardinal

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Young Indian man Thomas is a nerd in his reservation, wearing oversize glasses and telling everyone stories no-one wants to hear. His parents died in a fire in 1976, and Thomas was saved by Arnold. Arnold soon left his family, and Victor hasn’t seen his father for 10 years. When Victor hears Arnold has died, Thomas offers him funding for the trip to get Arnold’s remains

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