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Black Cloud (2004)

PG-13 | | Drama | 30 April 2004 (USA)
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Black Cloud, is an inspirational story about a young Navajo, Native American boxer, who overcomes personal challenges as he comes to terms with his heritage, while fighting his way for a spot on the US Olympic boxing team.

Director:

Ricky Schroder (as Rick Schroder)

Writer:

Ricky Schroder (as Rick Schroder)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Eddie Spears ... Black Cloud
Russell Means ... Bud
Julia Jones ... Sammi
Tim McGraw ... Sheriff Cliff Powers
Ricky Schroder ... Eddie (as Rick Schroder)
Peter Greene ... Norm Olsen
Pooch Hall ... Rocket Ray Tracey (as 'Pooch' Marion Hall)
Nathaniel Arcand ... Jimmy
Wayne Knight ... Mr. Tipping
Saginaw Grant ... Grandpa
Tim Sampson Tim Sampson ... Jack
Sixx King ... Rocket's Agent (as Naseen King Adadevoh aka Six)
Branscombe Richmond ... Peter
Joanelle Romero ... Victoria Nez
Alimi Ballard ... Dusty
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Black Cloud, is an inspirational story about a young Navajo, Native American boxer, who overcomes personal challenges as he comes to terms with his heritage, while fighting his way for a spot on the US Olympic boxing team.

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There comes a time in a man's life......you either stand or you run. See more »

Genres:

Drama

Motion Picture Rating (MPAA)

Rated PG-13 for violence and language including sexual innuendo
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Country:

USA

Language:

English

Release Date:

30 April 2004 (USA) See more »

Filming Locations:

Arizona, USA See more »

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Technical Specs

Runtime:

(DVD)

Sound Mix:

Dolby

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Trivia

The song that Black Cloud's father and the girl are singing with the Karaoke machine is Tim McGraw's "I Like it, I Love it". See more »

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Referenced in 5th World (2005) See more »

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The most hard-hitting boxing film since ROCKY!
8 December 2004 | by justin scotSee all my reviews

This is an incredible take on a truly influential story. This film is such an uplifting masterpiece, not just to the entire Native American community, but to anyone who has ever felt trapped by their own demons. Rick Schroder takes the audience on a truly emotionally- gritty roller coaster to find the hero in us all. Aside from this, we also see a director with a true love for the Native American people- never being stereotypical with his vision he always finds such a moving truth. Anyone who sees this [what will be a classic], will leave finding a true hero and warrior in themselves. About Rick Schroder as a director... "you ain't seen nothing' yet"! He is here and he is not going anywhere.


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