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117m, 12A advisory, sub-titles, family drama, triple-F rated
A debut feature by Myriam Verreault, adapted by Naomi Fontaine from her critically-acclaimed novel of the same name, Kuessipan, which means ‘your turn’ in the Innu language, tells of two girls growing up as best friends in an Innu community in north-eastern Québec. Mikuan (Sharon Ishpatao Fontaine) has a loving family, while Shaniss (Yamie Grégoire) comes from a more troubled background. Their vow to stay close, no matter what, comes under pressure when Shaniss gives birth to a child fathered by an Innu boy Mikuan considers a violent ne’er-do-well, and when Mikuan in turn becomes involved with a non-Innu white boy and plans to leave the reserve on which they live. Will their friendship, heretofore solid as a rock, withstand the tribulations of adulthood? A beautifully photographed portrait of the harsh lives of Québec’s Innu people - Fontaine used the word ‘kuessipan’ as the title of her novel to make it clear that it’s now their turn to tell their story.
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