1994 mystery drama starring Lou Diamond Phillips, who also directed the film, as a young Lakota man who is adopted by a Jewish couple and decides to go back to his town to rediscover his cultural roots and finding out that his biological mother was murdered.
After being rescued by his shaman grandmother from being beaten to death, he sets off to solve his mother's murder.
It was released in 1994.
Tropes for the film:
- Blood from the Mouth: A patient that Jesse is rushing to surgery is coughing up blood in the beginning of the movie.
- Magical Native American: Jesse's grandmother, who is a shaman.
- Hospital Gurney Scene: Jesse is introduced as an adult pushing a seriously injured patient on a gurney.
- "Rediscovering Roots" Trip: Jesse decides to reconnect with his roots after being adopted at a young age and ends up looking into his birth mother's murder.