A powerful drama masquerading as a western that promises slightly more than it is able to deliver. It's 1909 in Banning, California, and Blake, a Paiute who has been in the white man's world for a while, is now coming home to the reservation on which he grew up. His reason for returning
is twofold: he'd like to see all his old friends and what remains of his family, and he would also enjoy rekindling his romance with Ross. In the past, Ross's father, Angel, opposed their relationship; now Blake wants to try bypassing parental permission. There's a huge party to celebrate tribal
unity, and Blake makes a late date with Ross to meet after midnight. When Angel finds th...