The compassionate tale of 8-year-old Little Tree, an orphaned youth whose sojourn at his grandparents' backwoods Smoky Mountains cabin sparks a legacy of learning about his Cherokee roots and the oppressive government that seeks to assimilate him. Based on Forrest Carter's controversial novel.
Mark Isham - Composer, WATERWORLD (1995)
Graham Greene - Native American Actor
Tantoo Cardinal - Actress/"Black Robe"
Richard Friedenberg - Screenwriter/Director
James Cromwell - American actor, BABE/L.A. CONFIDENTIAL
Wayne Wahrman - Editor, CONSTANTINE (2005)
"...James Cromwell and Tantoo Cardinal are especially good..." - 12/26/1997 USA Today, p.3D
"...[A] gentle movie, sensitively acted....[With] finely etched portraits filled with dignity and devoid of false sentiment..." - 02/01/1998 Box Office, p.53
"...[A] fine family movie....The movie has its share of suspense and action....The film is quietly well-acted..." - 02/20/1998 Chicago Sun-Times, p.37