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Silent Tongue


Playwright [[Performer~P111142~Sam Shepard~samshepard]] wrote and directed this bizarre combination of western film revisionism and Greek tragedy. Silent Tongue ([[Performer~P10827~Tantoo Cardinal~tantoocardinal]]) is a mute Kiowa who is raped by Eamon McCree ([[Performer~P4517~Alan Bates~alanbates]]), the owner of the Kickapoo Traveling Medicine Show. Eamon attempts to make up for his crime by marrying her, hoping for forgiveness. Instead, Silent Tongue enacts a bitter retribution through her two...more