Where the Spirit Lives

Director: Bruce Pittman Year: 1989 Run Time: 97min

A dramatic telling of the story of children in Canada being taken from their homes to attend residential schools. The film starred Michelle St. John as Komi, a young Kainai girl captured, renamed "Amelia" and confined to the residential school system of the 1930s.


Director(s):

Bruce Pittman

Writer(s):

Keith Ross Leckie

Producer(s):

Heather Haldane, Eric Jordan, Mary Young Leckie

Cast:

Kim Bruisedhead Fox, Michelle St. John

Genre(s):

Drama

Language(s):

English

Ratings by Province:

NR Alberta
NR British Columbia
PG Manitoba
R Newfoundland and Labrador
R Nova Scotia
NR Northwest Territories
NR Nunavut
NR Ontario
R Prince Edward Island
NR Québec
NR Saskatchewan
NR Yukon