After watching The Indian
, it’s easy to see why it was selected as Best Screenplay at Breckenridge Festival of Film, Best Feature at the Cinema City International Film Festival and Best Ensemble Cast at the Monaco Film Festival, along with several other awards. This independent film, written and directed by James R. Gorrie
, features Matt Dallas
(of Kyle Xy
fame) as Danny, a troubled teen raised by his aunt when his father ditches him. But when Danny is arrested for breaking a window at a motorcycle shop after being tossed out of a party, his Hepatitis infected father Skip, played by Sal Landi
, pays the bail money and reenters his life in hopes that Danny will agree to be a partial liver donor.
Danny doesn’t trust Skip, or really, anyone else, so when Skip suggests they bond by putting together an old Indian motorcycle that belonged to Danny’s grandfather,