Hank Williams First Nation
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|Hank Williams First Nation|
|Directed by||Aaron James Sorensen|
|Produced by||Aaron James Sorensen|
|Written by||Aaron James Sorensen|
Stacy Da Silva
|Cinematography||C. Kim Miles|
|Edited by||Aaron James Sorensen|
|Distributed by||Maple Pictures|
Hank Williams First Nation is a 2004 film directed by Aaron James Sorensen. It is Sorensen's first feature film.
The film follows the story of a seventy-five-year-old Cree tribesman named Martin Fox who has been reading too many tabloids and learning that Elvis and Lady Di are still alive. From this he begins to wonder if his hero Hank Williams, Sr. is not still alive as well. Before he dies he commits to making a Greyhound trip to Nashville to find out more about the country music legend.
Williams is actually buried in Montgomery, Alabama.
Awards and nominations
Hank Williams First Nation was the 3rd highest grossing Canadian (English) film at the Canadian box office in 2005. In 2006, the film was adapted into a 6-episode TV series for Canadian broadcaster APTN. It was shot in Peace River, Alberta and Utah.
The film was released in Canada in February 2005.
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