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Powwow Highway

Powwow Highway (1989)

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The road movie gets a smart update with this seriocomic tale of two Cheyenne men traveling from their reservation in Montana to New Mexico. For one of them, Buddy Red Bow (A Martinez), a quick-tempered activist, the journey is a practical one; his sister has been arrested and he is the only family member who can help her out. Buddy has no transportation, so he's forced to ride with Philbert Bono (Gary Farmer), a phlegmatic hulk of a man who is using his 1964 Buick as a vehicle for a spiritual

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Drama, Art House & International, Comedy

Nov 23, 2004

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Martinez gives a solid, thoroughly credible performance, but it's Farmer who makes the movie truly special; look at his half-amused/half-offended reaction to a TV commercial featuring a car dealer wearing a feathered headdress and whooping it up.

January 1, 2000 Full Review Source: rec.arts.movies.reviews
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Audience Reviews for Powwow Highway

I don't mind 'message films' but I don't care for ones that repeatedly beat you about the head and shoulders with preachy, cliched stereotypes.
March 19, 2012
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Randy Tippy

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Great road trip movie made all the more interesting with the fact that it is a Native self discovery road trip movie. Great for the native study canon.
February 24, 2012
John Ballantine

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Pretty funny and awesome native movie!!! and Best of all is I got to meet GARY FARMER! ;) Great movie with lots of humor on Natives. :)
March 17, 2009
donnarenee2006

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Funny!
September 26, 2007
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Leo L

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