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Indian Horse (2017)

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Follows the life of Canadian First Nations boy, Saul Indian Horse, as he survives residential school and life amongst the racism of the 1970s. A talented hockey player, Saul must find his own path as he battles stereotypes and alcoholism.

Writers:

Dennis Foon, Richard Wagamese (based on the novel by)
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9 wins & 5 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sladen Peltier ... Saul (6 Yrs.)
Forrest Goodluck ... Saul (15 Yrs.)
Ajuawak Kapashesit ... Saul (22 Yrs.)
Michiel Huisman ... Father Gaston
Martin Donovan ... Jack Lanahan
Michael Murphy ... Father Quinney
Edna Manitowabi Edna Manitowabi ... Naomi
Melanie McLaren ... Ruth
Johnny Issaluk ... Sam
Skye Pelletier Skye Pelletier ... Benjamin (11 Yrs.)
Evan Adams ... Evan
Lisa Cromarty ... Karen
Michael Lawrenchuk ... Fred Kelly
Will Strongheart ... Virgil
Tristen Marty-Pahtaykan ... Buddy Blackwolf
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Follows the life of Canadian First Nations boy, Saul Indian Horse, as he survives residential school and life amongst the racism of the 1970s. A talented hockey player, Saul must find his own path as he battles stereotypes and alcoholism.

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Drama

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Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

13 April 2018 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

Cheval indien See more »

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Will tour festivals staring in December, including Toronto Int. Film Festival(TIFF) and Vancouver Int. Film Festival(VIFF). See more »

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Father Gaston: You are a glory, Saul.
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Powerful true story
28 October 2018 | by o-53044See all my reviews

If you like true stories that are gripping, this one will fulfill your needs for great entertainment. A travesty of injustice by the Catholic church against a generation of indigenous Indian children stolen away from their families and then mentally and physically brutalized.


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