Where the Spirit Lives

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Where the Spirit Lives ★★½ 1989 (PG)

Native children kidnapped by Canadian government agents are forced to live in dreadful boarding schools where they are abused emotionally and physically. St. John is a new arrival who refuses to put up with it and tries to escape. Engrossing and moving. 97m/C VHS . CA Kim Fox, Marianne Jones, Gus Chief Moon, Clayton Julian, Michelle St. John; D: Bruce Pittman; W: Keith Ross Leckie; C: Rene Ohashi; M: Buffy Sainte-Marie.