Thunderheart (1992)

Color, 118 min.
Director: Michael Apted

A young, part-Sioux FBI agent is sent to solve a murder on the South Dakota Oglala Pine Ridge Indian Reservation. There he meets the irreverent local sheriff and the tribe’s religious leader, who helps the agent begin to understand his lost heritage. Gradually, he comes to believe that the U.S. government has framed an innocent man, but finds that he and those around him are thrown into danger because of his suspicions.

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