Call Me Tonto
(2003, 83 min.) CANADA
Director: Alan Smithee
Executive producer and writer: Annie Frazier Henry (Blackfoot/Sioux/French)
Actors: Gordon Tootoosis (Cree/Stoney), David Hasselhoff, Michael
Moriarty and Michelle Thrush (Cree)
In this rollicking comedy an unlikely paira washed-up
rodeo star and a Native corporate lawyerare forced to go
on the run together after being accused of robbing a bingo hall.
Pursued by a Colombo-like detective, they race to clear their
names and, in the process, develop a newfound respect for each
other and a new outlook on life. Filmed in Calgary and on the
Tsuu T'ina Nation.
Image credit: Annie Frazier
Henry - courtesy of Full Regalia Productions; Don't Call Me