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That the film works to the extent that it does is largely due to the superb performance by Kilcher, who imbues her starring turn with a radiance and magnetism that makes you fully believe in her character's ability to woo audiences
Perhaps in an effort to tell a PG story about an all-ages storyteller, Te Ata lacks vitality, pulling its punches and sometimes resorting to a cheesy shorthand. (A scene featuring Greene’s reservation leader and a racist senator is especially cheap.) Despite that, Te Ata lingers in the memory as a tale of an artist’s promise — and fulfillment.
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- Governor of the Chickasaw Nation, Bill Anoatubby, makes a cameo as the man who gives Te Ata directions in New York.
- Te Ata Thompson Fisher: My name is Te Ata, "Bearer of the Morning." I am Chickasaw and a storyteller and this is my story.