Black Robe ★★★½ 1991 (R)
In 1634 young Jesuit priest Father Laforgue (Bluteau) journeys across the North American wilderness to bring the word of God to Canada's Huron Indians. The winter journey is brutal and perilous and he begins to question his mission after seeing the strength of the Indian's native ways. Stunning cinematography, a good script, and fine acting combine to make this superb. Portrays the Indians in a realistic manner, the only flaw being that Beresford portrays the white culture with very few redeeming qualities and as the only reason for the Indian's downfall. Moore adapted his own novel for the screen. 101m/C VHS, DVD . AU CA Lothaire Bluteau, Aden Young, Sandrine Holt, August Schellenberg, Tan-too Cardinal, Billy Two Rivers, Lawrence Bayne, Harrison Liu, Marthe Tungeon; D: Bruce Beersford; W: Brian Moore; C: Peter James; M: Georges Delerue. Australian Film Inst. '92: Cinematog.; Genie '91: Director (Beresford), Film.
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