Victor must go collect his father's remains -- though he can't afford the fare. But Thomas offers to pay Victor's way ... if Thomas can tag along.
Young Indian man Thomas is a nerd in his reservation, wearing oversize glasses and telling everyone stories no-one wants to hear. Thomas offers him funding for the trip to get his father's remains, but only if Thomas will also go with him.
Narration by Evan Adams from the original stories by screenwriter Sherman Alexie, the opening of director Chris Eyre's acclaimed Smoke Signals, 1998, also starring Adam Beach, Irene Bedard and Gary Farmer.
Thomas (Evan Adams) consoles non-plussed Victor (Adam Beach) on the death of his father Arnold (Gary Farmer), who appears moments later in a flashback, in Smoke Signals, 1998, directed by Chris Eyre, from stories by Sherman Alexie.
Victor (Adam Beach), whose father has just died, and Thomas (Evan Adams) are guests of Suzy (Irene Bedard), a neighbor handling the affairs of the deceased, in director Chris Eyre's Smoke Signals, 1998.
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