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Adapted from Naomi Fontaine’s acclaimed novel, Kuessipan is Myriam Verreault’s first narrative feature. In a Quebec Innu community, Mikuan and Shaniss struggle to maintain their close friendship when they clash over their diverging ambitions. When Mikuan falls in love with a white boy and starts to consider a life beyond their tiny reserve, her bond with Shaniss and her family is put to the test.

  • Year
    2019
  • Runtime
    117 minutes
  • Language
    French
  • Country
    Canada
  • Premiere
    2019
  • Director
    Myriam Verreault
  • Screenwriter
    Naomi Fontaine, Myriam Verreault
  • Cast
    Brigitte Poupart, Étienne Galloy, Sharon Ishpatao Fontaine