Buffalo Dreams

Synopsis: Schoolboy Josh Townsend has to move again with his father, astrophysics researcher Dr. Nick Townsend, to a New Mexico small town. To escape the copy-boy job dad arranged, Josh volunteers for the tribal buffalo reserve, working with Navajo clan elder John Blackhorse's cynical grandson Thomas and his buddy Moon. Local scamp Kyle's cool cyclist knaves gang seems irresistible, but their hazing-like demands bring Josh to betray his buffalo friends's reluctant confidence.
Genre: Family
Director(s): David Jackson
  3 nominations.
89 min


[Horn Blares]

We're Moving Somewhere Beyond

Cell Phone Service.

Doesn't That Bother You?

Ha Ha.

It Is So Beautiful.

What Is? The Scrub?

Look At All

The Blue Sky. Ohh!

[Radio Static]

Woman On Radio:

Domino Here At Ktqt 91.8...


You Give Us 2 Minutes

And We'll Give You

The Turquoise Trail...

Ha Ha!

In Our Top Story,


To Our Bison Moms.

There Are 7 Newborn Calves

On The Dine Bikeyah

Buffalo Preserve.

She's Kidding,


Now When I Was

An Army Brat,

I Relocated

To Weird Islands

In The Middle Of Nowhere.

At Least Here

They Speak English.

What Did He Say?

Ha Ha Ha!

We Have Beef Jerky,

Buffalo Jerky,

Moose Jerky.

We Have Aloe Gel,

Aloe Shampoo,

Aloe Conditioner...

Buckwheat Hulls,

Birch Cones, Chickweed,

Linden Leaf,

Wild Turkey Jerky,

Ah, And My Favorite,

Rabbit Jerky.

[Speaks Navajo]

Welcome To Town.

Thank You.

It's Nice To Be Here.

Try Some Of Our Fry Bread.

Oh, That's Ok.

How About

Some Beef Jerky?

No, Thanks.

Do You Have Batteries?

Um, That's Ok.

We'll Get Some Later

If We Need Them.

All Right.

Look At The View

All Around.

Don't Freak Out.

It's A Little Sloppy.

But I Think You're

Gonna Love This.

Where Is It?

Laundry Room.


Uh, Other Way.

And Don't Get

Too Excited.

Take A Left.

It's Weak, But It's Wheels.


Not In The House.


You Got Him A Bike?

Having His Bike Stolen

And Relocating

For My Work Again,


Punishment Enough.

Working With You At The Lab

Will Be Good For Him.

Give Him A Chance To See

What He Can Do.

You Like It? Hmm?


And It's 3-Time Champion

Josh Townsend

Going For The Record.

He's Coming From Behind.

He's About

To Take The Lead.

Wait. There She Is--

The Competition.

Watch The Lady

With The Straw Bag.

She's Crafty, She Fakes,

But Townsend Doesn't Flinch.

She's Changing Strategies.

Josh Puts In The Power,

Steps Into Gear, And Pass--


The Crowd Goes Wild!

She Is History.

But This Race

Is Not Over Yet.

It's Just Begun.

Note Their

Fierce Concentration

As They Plot

To Destroy Me.

But Wait Till They See This.

Oh, Yeah. Be Afraid.

Be Very Afraid.



You Got To Be

Kidding Me.


Wasn't Me.


It's Beautiful, Isn't It?


You're Gonna

Miss It, Josh!

I Know!




Josh? Uhh!

Who Left Luggage

In The Middle

Of The Floor?


Where's The Flashlight?

I Got It.


You Got Batteries?


[Rooster Crows]

[Door Opens]

[Speaking Navajo]

May There Be Beauty

In Front Of Me.

May There Be Beauty

Behind Me.

May There Be Beauty

To My Left.

May There Be Beauty

To My Right.

May There Be Beauty

All Around Me.

[Both Speaking Navajo]

There's No Riding Here.

[Car Door Closes]

Why Not?

You Can't Ride Off Trail.

You're Tearing Up

The Grasslands.


I Don't See Any Grass.

No Dirt Heads Allowed.

What's A Dirt Head?

A Mountain Biker

Who Rides

Where He's Not Allowed.

What Do They Call You?


What's Going On?

I Was Just Telling

This Dirt Rag

To Get Lost.

Who You Calling


Welcome. I'm Moon

And This Is Scout,


Of Abuela Rose Blackhorse,

Because Of A Dream

Her Mother Had

When She Gave Birth.

And This

Is Thomas Blackhorse,

Grandson Of John Blackhorse,

A Navajo Elder Who Came

From The Near Water Clan

On His Mother's Side,

Born Of The Edgewater Clan

On His Father's Side.


I'm Josh.

I'm Not Interested.

Can We Do This Now?

Yeah. Let's Bring Him In.

You Think

He's Friendly?

Can't Always Tell.

Bom, Bom

Lean On Me

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