Cinema: On the Road, Indian Style

A father long lost to drink and mysterious shame has died. Attention must be paid by his angry, damaged son Victor (Adam Beach). A little odyssey to recover the body--and to achieve some sort of posthumous reconciliation--is arranged. Another youth, Thomas (Evan Adams), whose life the dead man saved and whose memories of him are much fonder, intrudes himself on the journey, which eventually brings the young mourners to a new understanding of their shared past and of one another.

Smoke Signals, which is adapted from some of his own short stories by Sherman Alexie and directed by Chris Eyre, obviously...

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