Thunderheart (1992)

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119 min.
Plot  During the early 1990s, FBI agent Ray Levoi is assigned to aid in the investigation of a political murder; that of Leo Fast Elk (Allan R.J. Joseph), on a Native American reservation in South Dakota. Agent William Dawes, Ray's superior, has chosen him for the task due to his mixed Sioux heritage which might assist in the inquiry as they interview local townspeople. Ray is partnered with agent Frank "Cooch" Coutelle, who has diligently worked on the probe looking to apprehend a prime suspect: Aboriginal Rights Movement radical Jimmy Looks Twice. While helping Cooch track down the suspect, Ray gradually becomes sensitized to Indian issues, partially from his attraction to Maggie Eagle Bear, a political Native American activist and schoolteacher.

Mocked and ridiculed by the locals (being called a "Washington Redskin"), including tribal police officer Walter Crow Horse, Ray finds that he has an unaccountable standing with some of the tribal elders such as Grandpa Sam Reaches. The ...
  

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Cast

Val Kilmer
Ray Levoi
Sam Shepard
Frank "Cooch" Coutelle
Graham Greene
Walter Crow Horse
Fred Ward
Jack Milton
Fred Dalton Thompson
William Dawes
Sheila Tousey
Maggie Eagle Bear
Rex Linn
FBI Agent

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All Titles

Thunderheart
English Original Title

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Country

United States

Language

English
Sioux

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