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Windwalker (1981)

Windwalker (1981)

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Trevor Howard stars as the titular Native American chief in Windwalker. Told in flashback, the film relates the early life of the Cheyenne chief, with particular emphasis on the deaths of his wife and son at the hands of the Crow tribe. In the interests of authenticity, the actors converse in the Crow and Cheyenne languages, compelling the producers to fit the film out with English-language subtitles. James Remar plays the young Windwalker, while James Remus dubs in Trevor Howard's voice as narrator. Windwalker was based on the novel by Blaine M. Yorgason.

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Cast

Trevor Howard
as Windwalker
Nick Ramus
as Twin Brother
James Remar
as Windwalker As a Young Man
Serene Hedin
as Tashina
Silvana Gallardo
as Little Feather
Silvania Gallardo
as Little Feather
Billy Drago
as Crow Scout
Rudy Diaz
as Crow Eyes
Roy J. Cohoe
as Wounded Crow
Emerson John
as Spotted Deer
Jason Stevens
as Horse that Follows
Bart the Bear
as the bear
Curtis Powers
as Renegade Crow
Ivan Naranjo
as Crooked Leg
Chief Tug Smith
as Tashina's Father
Fredelia Smith
as Tashina's Mother
Dominique Gallegos
as Tashina (age 5)
Wamni-Omni-Ska-Romideau
as Windwalker (age 5)
Jason Tahbo
as Twin (age 5)
Benjamin Huber
as Smiling Wolf (age 2)
David Huber
as Twin Brother (age 2)
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Critic Reviews for Windwalker

All Critics (2)

Awesome in inspiring a spiritual awe.

Full Review… | May 25, 2010
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Audience Reviews for Windwalker

This is an exceptional movie..which i now own after alot of searching--lol--i first saw it at the theatre as a child & it peeked my intrest in Native Americans it's a great movie

Sweet Darkness
Sweet Darkness

Now, here's a movie from childhood, and one that I can never get tired of watching. An intriguing Native American film. This is a story about one man's life journey in finding true love, having a family, and striving to live after that family is destroyed. Great cast- James Remar, Nick Ramus, and Trevor Howard. Worth seeing!

Leo L
Leo L

Super Reviewer

Heh heh... nothing but non-native actors portraying the native americans in this film. Blue eyed grandfather Trevor Howard famous from Superman portrays Windwalker, the spiritual grandfather back to finish his mission. The only thing I enjoyed was the music which was beautiful and added a touch to this somewhat good movie. A nice story, but not all 100% native american.

Donna Dawson
Donna Dawson

Super Reviewer

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