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Map of the Human Heart (1992) - Plot Summary Poster

Plot Summary

  • 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>
  • In 1931, a chartist lands a plane in the Arctic to map unrecorded regions. He takes an Eskimo boy with tuberculosis back to civilisation where he is healed and indoctrinated in a Catholic foster home. The Eskimo meets a "half-breed" girl (father was French, mother was Indian) and they fall in love. They are separated and the Eskimo returns to the Arctic. Years later he encounters the chartist again and sends a message to his love via the chartist. He joins the air force to fight Hitler, and runs into her again, but there are obstacles that threaten his friendships and relationships.

    - Written by Ed Sutton <esutton@mindspring.com>

Synopsis

This 1993 film is a love story about a young eskimo boy, Jason Scott Lee, and a metisse (French for half breed) girl...

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