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Indian Horse (2018)Indian Horse (2018)

Indian Horse (2018)

An indigenous Hockey player's ups and downs

Drama

7.2

movie

Canada

English

Dramatic, Touching

2018

Stephen S. Campanelli

Ajuawak Kapashesit, Forrest Goodluck, Jill Frappier

96 min

Synopsis

Saul is a great native hockey player who overcomes racism in the 1970s then ultimately becomes tempted by alcoholism.

Our Take

7.2
Bilal Zouheir

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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