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Title:
A Thief of time
ISBN:
9780793699551
Publication Information:
[United States : Public Broadcasting Service, 2004]
Physical Description:
1 videodisc (95 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
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Title from title screen.

Based on the novel by Tony Hillerman.

Bonus film: Thieves of Time featuring Tony Hillerman, this film traces the history of our fascination with Indian burial grounds.
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Summary:
"Navajo tribal cops Joe Leaphorn (Wes Studi) and Jim Chee (Adam Beach) delve into the netherworld of illegal archaeological excavations, purloined pots, and slain pot hunters, set against a backdrop of Navajo witches, spirits, and lore."
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This adaptation of Tony Hillerman's A Thief of Time keeps that book's original storyline. The protagonists Joe Leaphorn (Wes Studi) and Jim Chee (Adam Beach) are a pair of Navajo police officers whose beat is their reservation. They must investigate why some important historical artifacts have gone missing. This film was directed by Chris Eyre and produced by Robert Redford. ~ Perry Seibert, Rovi