THE LAST OF THE MOHICANS
Daniel Day-Lewis, Madeleine Stowe, Russell Means, Jodhi May, Eric Schweig
R | 1992
Adventure Romance War
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The Last of the Mohicans
An epic romantic adventure based on the novel by James Fenimore Cooper. Set in the mountainous frontier wilderness of the colony of New York in 1757, the story follows the life of Hawkeye, a colonial trapper reared by the Mohican Indian’s, through the complex war between the English, French and their respective Indian allies.
Being both warrior and peacemaker, Hawkeye wins the love of the Colonel’s daughter, Cora. Their relationship serves as a contrast to the waging war and the intermingling alliances that have been made and broken because of the war.
James Fenimore Cooper (novel), John L. Balderston (adaptation) and Paul Perez (adaptation) and Daniel Moore (adaptation), Philip Dunne (1936 screenplay), Michael Mann (screenplay) and Christopher Crowe (screenplay)
Daniel Day-Lewis, Madeleine Stowe, Russell Means, Jodhi May, Eric Schweig, Steven Waddington, Wes Studi, Maurice Roeves
There is a war on. How is it you are headed west?
Well, we kinda face to the north and real sudden-like turn left.
[after Uncas spooks the horses to chase them off] Why is he loosing the horses?
Why don’t you ask him?
Too easy to track; they’d be heard for miles. Find yourself a musket.