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Map of the Human Heart (1992)

R  |   |  Adventure, Drama, Romance  |  23 April 1993 (USA)
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Director: Vincent Ward
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
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Avik
Robert Joamie ...
Young Avik
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Albertine
Annie Galipeau ...
Young Albertine
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Walter Russell
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Rainee
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The Mapmaker
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Sister Banville
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Farmboy
Jerry Snell ...
Boleslaw
Jayko Pitseolak ...
Avik's Grandmother
Matt Holland ...
Flight Navigator
Rebecca Vevee ...
Inuit Cook
Josape Kopalee ...
Inuit Elder
Reepah Arreak ...
Avik's Girlfriend
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Storyline

Fantastic improbabilities, happenstance and the undying bridge of love are part of this romantic fantasy about an Inuit who crosses years, oceans and the ravages of WWII to find his childhood love, a Metis girl, but finds that their cultures are the most difficult spaces to gap. Written by Keith Loh <loh@sfu.ca>

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Born in the magic of youth. Forged by the passions of war. Their love knew no boundaries.


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Rated R for some language and a scene of sexuality | See all certifications »
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23 April 1993 (USA)  »

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Avik e Albertine  »

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$2,806,881 (USA)
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Trivia

Vincent Ward invested his pay off for his work on _Alien_ (1992)_ to finance this film. See more »

Quotes

[first lines]
Avik: Holy boy, the cavalry's here.
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Soundtracks

Ma Metisse
Music by Gabriel Yared
Lyrics by Louis Nowra and Philippe Ringenbach
Performed by Marie Pelissier
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Wonderful Film
27 December 2002 | by (near ground zero) – See all my reviews

I had to drive 38 miles to see it..But it was fantastic. I'm usually a "guy Movie" person, but this film moved me so profoundly. The ending was extremely sad. A beautiful movie anyone would enjoy.


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