Watch: Wild Indian 2021 123movies, Full Movie Online – Decades after covering up his classmate’s murder, Michael (Michael Greyeyes) has moved on from his reservation and fractured past. When a man who shares his violent secret seeks vengeance, Michael goes to great lengths to protect his new life with his wife (Kate Bosworth) and boss (Jesse Eisenberg) from the demons of his past..
Plot: Decades after covering up his classmate’s murder, Michael has moved on from his reservation and fractured past. When a man who shares his violent secret seeks vengeance, Michael goes to great lengths to protect his new life with his wife and boss from the demons of his past.
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_**The good, the bad and the ugly of escaping the Res**_
Abused Makwa grows up on a troubled Reservation in Wisconsin with his cousin Teddo in the 80s. Over three decades later they meet again and the contrast is glaring. Michael Greyeyes and Chaske Spencer head the cast while Jesse Eisenberg and Kate Bosworth have peripheral roles.
“Wild Indian” (2021) is a slow burn drama about modern AmerIndians and the challenges of life on a Reservation, plus the ins & outs of life beyond. It has the melancholy, mundane tone of “Leo” (2002), “The Woodsman” (2004) and “First Snow” (2006). Although it may not be on the level of “Woodsman,” it’s arguably superior to the other two.
Writer/director Lyle Mitchell Corbine Jr. grew up on Reservations in Wisconsin & Minnesota so the movie obviously depicts things that he witnessed. He respects the intelligence of the viewer without spelling things out. It’s a mixture of glaring clarity and vagueness that provokes you to reflect and put the pieces together.
What’s going on with a certain character at the beach at the end? I’m part Abenaki and perfectly understand what was going on because I’ve done the same thing, but you don’t have to be any particular race/tribe to relate.
The film runs 1 hour, 30 minutes, and was shot in Oklahoma with bits done in SoCal.
The bleak drama “Wild Indian” is an emotionally complex story of the vicious cycle of trauma and violence, especially as it relates to the Native American community. Writer / director Lyle Mitchell Corbine Jr.‘s film features a predominantly Indigenous cast, which gives the film a very specific (yet also universal) feel. It’s a story rich with cultural heritage, and one that doesn’t shy away from weighty themes of enduring hardships and breaking free from inter-generational trauma.
Makwa (Phoenix Wilson) and his best friend Teddo (Julian Gopal) are normal school aged boys. They love to hang out and play in the woods, and they’re inseparable. Makwa has been showing up to class covered in bruises, which are starting to get worse. He says he got them from falling down, but everyone knows he’s being abused at home. One day, the two boys go out in the woods to do a little shooting when out of the blue, Makwa murders a schoolmate in cold blood. Willing to help keep his friend out of trouble, Teddo agrees to help hide the body and keep the secret forever.
The film skips forward in time and portrays the two men as adults who are living very different lives. Teddo has just been released from prison and after living with the guilt of what he’d done years earlier, decides to pay a visit to Makwa (Michael Greyeyes), who is now a successful businessman with a wife and child of his own. It’s a confrontation that’s years in the making, and it’s time for each of them to face the truth of what happened in the woods.
Corbine Jr. draws terrific performances from his cast, and the film is bathed in a sense of dread. The story doesn’t shy away from the unforgivable horrors that haunt these two men, including two absolutely terrifying scenes featuring Makwa (one where he acts out a violent fantasy with a stripper and another that features him interacting with his son). There’s something so cruel at the root of this man, and it’s something he may never be able to escape.
“Wild Indian” raises some interesting ideas about grief, guilt, and responsibility, all while shedding light on the ongoing struggles of Indigenous people in America.
I’m native and live in Oklahoma. So, no one can tell me if this is accurate, or tell me to quit saying “Indian”, because that’s some liberal white stuff. This movie has AMAZING acting, great direction, and though it’s a little slow, I absolutely loved it. Veey accurate depiction of rez life.
Wanted to like it
Seemed like it had potential, but the story fell pretty flat. Ted-O was the best character, but barely developed.
Original Language en
Runtime 1 hr 30 min (90 min)
Genre Crime, Drama, Mystery
Director Lyle Mitchell Corbine Jr.
Writer Lyle Mitchell Corbine Jr.
Actors Michael Greyeyes, Chaske Spencer, Jesse Eisenberg
Country United States
Awards 1 win & 7 nominations
Production Company N/A
Sound Mix N/A
Aspect Ratio 2.39 : 1
Camera Arri Alexa Mini, Cooke Anamorphic/i Lenses
Laboratory Light Iron, Los Angeles (CA), USA (color) (digital intermediate)
Film Length N/A
Negative Format CFast 2.0
Cinematographic Process /i Scope (anamorphic) (source format), Digital Intermediate (2K) (master format), ProRes 4444 (2.8K) (source format)
Printed Film Format DCP Digital Cinema Package