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Dan Candy's Law

Dan Candy's Law, also known as Alien Thunder, is a 1974 Canadian western film directed by Claude Fournier and starring Donald Sutherland. Based on a true story, the movie follows a Canadian Mountie who wants to give an Indian a fair trial for the murder of a fellow officer before he winds up being executed.

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Alien Thunder (also known as Dan Candy's Law) is a 1974 Canadian western film directed by Claude Fournier (filmmaker) and starring Donald Sutherland.

Synopsis

The plot, based on the true story, follows a Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer who wants to give an First Nations a fair trial for the murder of a fellow officer before he winds up being executed.

Cast

  • Donald Sutherland as Sgt. Dan Candy
  • Gordon Tootoosis as Almighty Voice
  • Chief Dan George as Sounding Sky
  • Kevin McCarthy (actor) as Sgt. Malcolm Grant
  • Jean Duceppe as Inspector Brisebois
  • Francine Racette as Emilie Grant
  • Jack Creley as Arthur Ballentyne - Indian Agent
  • James O'Shea as Edouard
  • John Boylan (Canadian actor) as Cpl. Harold Bellringer
  • Lenny George as Rolling Grass
  • Ernestine Gamble as Small Face
  • Vincent Daniels as Many Birds
  • Sarain Stump as Napoleon Royal
Suzette Arcand, Edna Brittain, Marshall Brittain, Agnes Smallchild, Philomene Gamble, Mary Scott, Hub Donaldson, Maurice Dunster, Walter Mills, Antony Parr, Reg McReynolds, Bud Stilling and Stan Thomas also appear.

Production

Its filming locations were in Saskatchewan's Battleford, Saskatchewan, Duck Lake, Saskatchewan, and Saskatoon.


Category:Canadian films
Category:1974 films
Category:Canadian drama films
Category:English-language films
Category:1970s Western (genre) films
Category:Canadian independent films
Category:Troma Entertainment films
Category:Royal Canadian Mounted Police in fiction
Category:Films set in the Canadian Prairies
Category:Films based on actual events
Category:Canadian Western (genre) films
Category:Northern films


Claude Fournier

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