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THE SONS OF THE GREAT BEAR
Original title: Die Söhne der großen Bärin
GDR, 1965, color, 98 min.

DIRECTOR: Josef Mach
SCRIPT: Josef Mach, Liselotte Weiskopf-Heinrich
Based Upon the adolecent novel with the same name by Liselotte Welskopf-Henrich
CAMERA: Jaroslav Tuzar 
MUSIC: Wilhelm Neef

CAST
Gojko Mitic, Jiri Vrstala, Rolf Römer, Hans Hardt-Hardtloff, Gerhard Rachold, Horst Jonischkan, Jozef Majercik, Hannjo Hasse, Helmut Schreiber, Karin Beewen, Ruth Kommerell, Kati Székely, Horst Kube

SYNOPSIS
Tokei-itho, the young war chief, sacrificially tries to protect the lands of the Dakota tribes from the white intruders. But the fight is hopeless. Driven by the unbearable living conditions, the Indians decide to flee from the reservation. A long journey towards Canada begins.



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