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187 Ratings

Smoke Signals

Directed by Chris Eyre
Canada, United States, 1998
Comedy, Drama


Young Indian man Thomas is a nerd in his reservation, wearing oversize glasses and telling everyone stories no-one wants to hear. His parents died in a fire in 1976, and Thomas was saved by Arnold. Arnold soon left his family (and his son Victor), and Victor hasn’t seen his father for 10 years.

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Smoke Signals Directed by Chris Eyre

Awards & Festivals

Sundance Film Festival

1998 | 2 wins including: Dramatic (Audience Award)

Independent Spirit Awards

1999 | Winner: Best Debut Performance

1999 | 2 nominations including: Best Supporting Male

National Board of Review

1998 | Winner: Special Recognition

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