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The movie Smoke Signal is a story that portrays what a Native American really means. It is a movie based on story written by Sherman Alexie. Thomas is the narrator of the story. It’s just not a simple movie but it has meaning to it, which is the best thing about the movie. It shows the life of Indians and how their life was and what they had to deal with. The movie has two main characters name Victor and Thomas. The movie starts with a house that goes on fire and the man (Arnold Joseph) Victor’s father saves Thomas and Victor from the fire Victor the main character plays the role of a typical Indian who has hatred towards his father for leaving him and his mother when he was little. He doesn’t seem to like his father as he always remembers him tormenting his mother and himself. In the movie it’s shown how Victor’s father uses his fists on victor when he drops the beer bottle in the truck. His impression towards his father is negative. Where as Thomas seems more emotional and seems to like victor’s father as he keeps telling victor how good man he was and always keeps telling him stories of his father taking him to Denny’s once for breakfast. He seems to be a funny character in the movie by his looks and the way he talks.

After Victor hears about his dad’s death he decides to go to Phoenix to get his dad’s remains. But he don’t have enough money so Thomas offers him help in one condition that he will be allowed to go with him too. This way Thomas helps him with the money for the travel and they head towards phoenix by the bus. One thing I noticed about Victor was the he shows he is tough through out the movie and he has a belief that if he has to get respected by the white people, he has to be serious and be a warrior which he tells Thomas to do too. When they reach to phoenix, the lady named Suzy gives the remains of Victor’s dad and tells him what kind of good man his father was even though at that stage victor still has the same impression he

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