KUESSIPAN

Released October 4th 2019

A film by Myriam Verreault

Freely inspired by the novel Kuessipan by Naomi Fontaine

Produced by Félize Frappier

With Sharon Fontaine-Ishpatao, Yamie Grégoire, Étienne Galloy, Cédrick Ambroise, Caroline Vachon & Mike Innu Papu McKenzie

Two girls grow up as best friends in an Innu community. While Mikuan has a loving family, Shaniss is picking up the pieces of her shattered childhood. As children, they promised each other to stick together no matter what. But as they’re about to turn 17, their friendship is shaken when Mikuan falls for a white boy, and starts dreaming of leaving the reserve that’s now too small for her dreams.

CANADA | 2019 | DRAMA | 117 MINUTES | HD

FRENCH AND INNU WITH ENGLISH AND FRENCH SUBTITLES

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