Plot & Details
The Hallmark Hall of Fame production Dreamkeeper is a four-hour television miniseries. Teenager Shane Chasing Horse (Eddie Spears) is a member of the Dog Soldiers gang on the Pine Ridge Reservation. His mom (Sheila Tousey) asks him to take his grandpa Old Pete Chasing Horse (August Schellenberg) to the All Nations Storytelling Powwow in Santa Fe, NM. Shane owes money to some gangsters, so he agrees in order to get out of town. As they drive across South Dakota in a beat-up old Ford, Grandpa tells stories about magical Lakota legends. The stories are re-enacted with the help of computer-generated images. Dreamkeeper was broadcast on ABC in 2003.
- Genre(s): Drama
- Run Time: 180min.
- DVD Release Date: 03/16/2004
- Director(s): Steven Barron
- Starring: Eddie Spears , August Schellenberg , Gil Birmingham , Chaske Spencer , Nathan Lee Chasing His Horse
- Themes: Generation Gap,Journey of Self-Discovery
- Tone: Compassionate,Heartwarming,Sentimental,Fanciful,Hallucinatory,Rousing
- Keywords: Indian (Native-American)-reservation, Sioux [Lakota], grandfather, legend [fable], powwow, serpent, stories, storyteller
- Language: English