Maïna is the daughter of the Innu Chief Mishte-nape, who witnesses a bloody clash between their clan and the clan of "Men of the Land Without Trees." Following this unsolicited ... See full summary »

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Maïna
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Natak (as Ipellie Ootoova)
Uapshkuss Thernish ...
Nipki (as Uapeshkuss Thernish)
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Quujuuq
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Mishta-Napeu
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Tekahera
Flint Eagle ...
Saitu
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Manutabi
Natar Ungalaaq ...
Tadlo
Lamech Kadloo ...
Ootek
Annie Galipeau ...
Natau
Jean-Louis Fontaine ...
Atetshi
Stuart Myiow Jr. ...
Quito (as Stuart Jr. Myiow)
Pakak Innuksuk ...
Merkusaq
Paul-André Brasseur ...
Young Inuk
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Maïna is the daughter of the Innu Chief Mishte-nape, who witnesses a bloody clash between their clan and the clan of "Men of the Land Without Trees." Following this unsolicited confrontation, Maïna chooses a mission that will change her life. To fulfill the promise that she made to her friend Matsii on her deathbed, she embarks on the trail of their enemies to rescue Nipki, her friend's 11-year old boy that the Inuit have captured. But she is also taken as a prisoner by Natak, the leader of the Inuit group, and forcibly taken to the Land Without Trees. Written by Anonymous

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This film marks actor Graham Greene's 125 career credit. See more »

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Maïna: My tunic is made of seal and caribou. It comes from my people and yours.
Natak: You did not choose one or the other. You sewed them together. You have offended the spirits by mixing what comes from the land, with what comes from the sea. You will never be one of us.
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What a surprise!
22 March 2014 | by (Quebec, Canada) – See all my reviews

This movie about pre-European Innu and Inuit has adventure, fighting and romance, and the cinematography is simply amazing. I had never even heard of it before today and saw it because the movie I did go to see was sold out.

Call it serendipity.

The acting is good; it's a tearjerker at points, feels good and ends with a couple of new beginnings, though not for sequel purposes.

I was riveted. I took a look at the audience and they were in rapt attention.

Highly recommended.


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