Big Bear Movie Review 1998

Information and Film Reviews for Big Bear the Movie

Staff rating

Visitor rating
4.0 4.0 from 3 reviews

In the 1880s, Cheif Big Bear (Tootoosis) refuses to surrender Cree ancestral lands to settlers for fear of the many broken promises made by the government. So Canadian army troops surround the Cree in order to starve them into submission. Cree warriors decide to stage an attack against the settlers that only brings the troops down on them.


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Available on VHS, DVD
Running time 190 minutes.
Originally from Canadian.

Cast and Crew

Period Piece: 19th Century, Native America, Military: Army, Canada
Tantoo Cardinal, Gordon Tootoosis, Ken Charlette
Gil Cardinal

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