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This sharply etched tale of paranoia and guilt was one of the first films to feature a Native American in a lead role. A moving portrayal of a Mojave Indian displaced in the skid row section of downtown Los Angeles, Bruce Schwartz's cult drama follows Triam Lee (Adam Silver) as he turns to a life of crime in order to support his family. After inadvertently murdering someone, Triam has to face racist police and his own guilt before he can return to his reservation in Arizona. "An impressive example of taut, resourceful, low-budget filmmaking" (Los Angeles Times).

Bruce Schwartz---USA---1977---83 mins.