This story of two ex-cons who join Texas's struggle for independence from Mexico is strong on historical detail but weak in dramatic development. The 1997 made-for cable feature was released on home video in 1998.
Hugh Allison (Kris Kristofferson) and Son Holland (Scott Barstow) escape from a brutal Louisiana prison and head into the Mexican territory of Texas. They plan to join the rebel army of Sam Houston, as much for protective covering as for the land and cash he has promised to every man who helps him
fight the Mexican government. They trade some stolen Army horses to a Choctaw tribe in exchange for food and shelter. The Choctaws also throw in Sana (Irene ...