History Film / SmokeSignals

6th Aug '15 2:17:37 PM RogoftheWeirdos
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* PerkyGoth: Thomas
5th Feb '15 12:51:28 AM vifetoile
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** He does tend to insult people while smiling the whole way through.

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** He does tend to insult people while smiling the whole way through. Could be his personal way of subverting the "Stoic, Grim NobleSavage" trope.
13th Apr '14 8:20:32 PM vampergreen
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* ReasonableAuthorityFigure: The police chief.
13th Apr '14 6:26:38 PM vampergreen
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* MoodWhiplash: A flashback of the young Victor riding with his father in a pickup, with his dad telling him fanciful stories of being a magician who can make people disappear. Then Victor [[spoiler: drops his dad's beer on accident, and his dad elbows him in the face.]]
31st Mar '14 9:55:49 AM PPPSSC
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* ActorAllusion: In a flashback, Arnold asks his son Victor who his favorite Native American is. Victor replies "Nobody," as in he has no favorite Native American, which gets his father upset. Gary Farmer played Nobody in ''Film/DeadMan''.



* GodCreatedCanonForeigner: Suzy Song.
9th Sep '13 1:59:01 PM PPPSSC
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* ImportantHaircut: Victor cuts his hair with a folding knife when faced with the family mementos kept by his runaway father. He had previously told Thomas that long, free-flowing hair is an Indian man's sign of pride.
23rd Jul '13 8:02:20 PM Tuckerscreator
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* DoesThisRemindYouOfAnything: When two white men steal the boys' bus seats.
-->'''Thomas''': Um, excuse me? These are our seats.
-->'''Man''': You mean these ''were'' your seats.
-->'''Victor''': No, that's not what he means.
-->'''Man''': Now listen, these are ''our'' seats now. There ain't a damn thing you can do about it.
11th Jul '13 6:34:10 AM RandomFlyingCoconut
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* JerkassWoobie: Victor falls into this as well. Abusive alcoholic dad: check. ParentalAbandonment: check. Poverty stricken: check.
4th Jul '13 8:15:15 PM Tuckerscreator
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* TroubledButCute: Victor.

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* TroubledButCute: Victor.Victor.
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4th Jul '13 8:15:00 PM Tuckerscreator
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* MommasBoy: While Victor is generally aloof, cold and a JerkAss to those around him, he clearly has a close bond with his mother, Arlene.

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* MommasBoy: While Victor is generally aloof, cold and a JerkAss {{Jerkass}} to those around him, he clearly has a close bond with his mother, Arlene.



* SawStarWarsTwentySevenTimes: Victor Joseph tweaks Thomas Builds-the-Fire over how many times the latter has seen ''DancesWithWolves''.

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* SawStarWarsTwentySevenTimes: Victor Joseph tweaks Thomas Builds-the-Fire over how many times the latter has seen ''DancesWithWolves''.''Film/DancesWithWolves''.



* ThePowerOfFriendship: Yes

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* ThePowerOfFriendship: YesYes.
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