A Thief of Time

A Thief of Time

DVD - 2005
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Two Navajo policemen search for the truth behind the disappearance of an anthropologist suspected of selling ancient Indian artifacts on the black market, delving into the underworld of illegal archaeological excavations and Navajo superstition and lore
Publisher: [Alexandria, Va.] : PBS Home Video ; Hollywood, Calif. : Distributed by Paramount Home Entertainment, c2005
Edition: Widescreen format
ISBN: 9781415711262
1415711267
Characteristics: 1 videodisc (ca. 95 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
Alternative Title: Thieves of time
Other Standard Identifier: 841887050326

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DUVIDL
Jul 18, 2019

HOLY WHISTLIN' DANCIN' JESUS! I like it ! QUESTION? How does that little jumped-up white bread trust fund baby claim to tell who belongs to which nation? I've got Amerin blood and relatives and I wouldn't dare such an arrogant presumption!

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Ba_kuPlanet
Jun 10, 2019

A native indian detective mystery dated back when pagers were still used. Slow paced. The mystery was unique (not predictable.) Cinematography better than watching APTN channel. The story needed to flow faster & maybe reduce the number of character stories intertwined to make this a better movie. Salt & peppered Peter Fonda cameo. Bonus Material offers a mini documentary on real facts that inspired the book.

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pigweed
Apr 18, 2014

The Redfords took Tony Hillerman's well written story, and made it and the characters almost unrecognizable. Big disappointment.

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CalicoJack
Jul 09, 2010

Robert Redford was co-executive producer of this made-for-PBS-TV murder mystery. Aside from this fact, I didn't find anything remarkable about it--except perhaps that it's set on a reservation & its cast includes an unusually high proportion of North American natives from different tribal backgrounds, all pretending to be Navajos.

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