Black Robe (1991) - Plot Summary Poster


Plot Summary

  • In the 17th century a Jesuit priest and a young companion are escorted through the wilderness of Quebec by Algonquin Indians to find a distant mission in the dead of winter. The Jesuit experiences a spiritual journey while his young companion falls in love with the Algonquin chief's beautiful daughter underneath the imposing and magnificent mountains. Dread and death follows them upriver.

    - Written by Keith Loh <loh@sfu.ca>
  • A young Jesuit priest seeks to convert the Indian tribes in Canada while also trying to survive the harsh winter.

    - Written by cupcakes


The film is set in Quebec, New France, 1634. Captain Champlain(Jean Brousseau) approves a proposal by the Jesuits to travel up the St...

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