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Indian Horse (2018)Indian Horse (2018)

Indian Horse (2018)

An indigenous Hockey player's ups and downs

Drama

7.2

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Canada
English
Dramatic, Touching
2018
Stephen S. Campanelli
Ajuawak Kapashesit, Edna Manitowabi, Forrest Goodluck
96 min

Synopsis

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Follows the life of Native Canadian Saul Indian Horse as he survives residential school and life amongst the racism of the 1970s. A talented hockey player, Saul must find his own path as he battles stereotypes and alcoholism.

Our Take

7.2
The Staff

This Canadian drama produced by Clint Eastwood is based on the true story of Saul Indian Horse, a famous indigenous hockey player who survived Canada’s residential school system. As recently as 1996, indigenous children were taken away from their families to attend brutal assimilation boarding schools.

Indian Horse, by virtue of being based on true events, is not an against-all-odds story. The main character goes through a series of ups and downs between the 70s and 90s, when the movie is set, which reflect the recent history of abuse that Indigenous communities suffered in Canada.

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