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Silence of the North (1981)

PG  |   |  Drama  |  23 October 1981 (USA)
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Olive Frederickson
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Walter Reamer
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John Frederickson
Jennifer McKinney ...
Little Olive Reamer
Donna Dobrijevic ...
Vala Reamer
Jeff Banks ...
Lewis Reamer
Colin Fox ...
Arthur Herriot
David Fox ...
Lea Goodwin
Richard W. Farrell ...
John Goodwin
Larry Reynolds ...
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Frank C. Turner ...
Young Man
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Trapper
Janet Amos
Albert Angus
Ken Babb
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One woman's true story of love and courage can give all people hope

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Excellent depiction of life in the far reaches of Northern Canada
24 February 2006 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

This is an excellent movie! If you ever get the chance to see it I highly recommend it.

Ellen Burstyn's portrayal of Olive Frederickson is so good it's actually haunting. By that I mean the character will stick with you for days. Her life's experiences are quite extraordinary and will leave you thinking about them for quite a while after seeing this movie.

When you consider that it's a true story, (something I didn't know the first time I saw it until after it was over) it will move you deeply.

Buy it, rent it, borrow it or steal it. It's that good.


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