Fish Hawk Poster

Release Date: 1980

DVD Release Date: July 11th, 2006

G|1 hr 35 min

Plot Summary
Native-American hunter Fish Hawk (Will Sampson), a man with a tragic past, has turned to alcohol to soothe his contempt for the world around him. But, when his cherished hunting dog is killed by a grizzly bear, Fish Hawk resolves to sober up and rid his community of dangerous wild animals. After taking up residence in a nearby town of white settlers, Fish Hawk befriends a young farmhand named Corby (Charles Fields) after rescuing him from an attacking wild boar.

Cast: Will Sampson, Charles Fields, Geoffrey Bowes, Mary Pirle, Don Francks, Chris Wiggins

Director: Donald Shebib

Genres: Drama, Family

Keywords: Moving, Survival, Emotional, Growing up, Small town, Revenge, Rescue