Plot & Details
This Canadian drama based on a book by W.P. Kinsella, examines the tension between Indians and Anglos in Canada from an Indian perspective. Silas Crow, who lives on a Northern Ontario reserve, wants to take a mechanic's course in Toronto with his friend Frank Fencepost. But before he can enroll, the teen must write a short narrative describing his home. The film is a series of vignette's from Crow's narrative. The vignette's are alternately funny and poignant.
- MPAA Rating: R
- Genre(s): Drama
- Run Time: 84min.
- Theatrical Release Date: 07/03/1995
- DVD Release Date: 07/08/2008
- Distributor(s): Cineplex, Odeon Films
- Director(s): Bruce McDonald, David J. Webb
- Starring: Ryan Rajendra Black , Adam Beach , Michael Greyeyes , Jennifer Podemski , Lisa LaCroix
- Themes: Lovers Reunited,Out For Revenge,Social Injustice,Race Relations,Righting the Wronged,Small-Town Life
- Tone: Matter-of-Fact,Atmospheric,Autumnal,Confrontational,Reflective,Earthy
- Keywords: Indian (Native-American)-reservation,mechanic,racial-tension
- Language: English