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This film recounts the events involving the Metis rebel leader Louis Riel and his battles against the Canadian Federal Government when they threatened his people. The first was a successful rebellion in 1873 which created the Province of Manitoba and a later more violent and unsuccessful one in Saskatchewan in 1885 which led to his capture, trial and eventual execution. Written by
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I enjoyed this movie when it first came out in 1979. Currently, I am waiting to rent it from the library. I am in the process of researching and writing about Louis Riel as a personal writing project. The life story of this man has always interested me. I grew up in St. Boniface, Manitoba, where Riel was born and raised. I remember visiting his grave in the grounds of St. Boniface Basilica as a small girl.
The makers of this movie take certain poetic license in the making of the movie. However, this does not in any way detract from the overall sweep of events in examining and analyzing the life of Louis Riel. It is a good two hours of engrossing entertainment in depicting an important period of Canadian history.
Like one of the other posters, I feel they could have found an actor who looked more like the real Louis Riel. At the very least, Raymond Cloutier should have had a moustache and beard like the real Louis had.
Apart from that, though, I really enjoyed this movie and am looking forward to seeing it again.
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