After a young Canadian Aboriginal girl is murdered in 1971, it takes 20 years of inaction and prejudice before the police finally find the real killers. Meanwhile the killers have to live with their own guilt and fear of being caught.




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The true story of Helen Betty Osborne, a 19 year old Indian girl who was brutually murdered and slain on November 12, 1971 in The Pas, Manitoba, Canada and nearly taking 20 years for the police to find the four men who murdered her. Written by <>

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July 1992 (USA)  »

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La conspiration du silence  »

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Though the movie was set in The Pas, Manitoba, it was actually filmed in Sturgeon Falls, Ontario. See more »

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22 May 2006 | by See all my reviews

Saw this while on vacation. I was amazed as well as saddened by the story.

To try to imagine such hate and disregard for this young girl, simply because of her culture, is appalling to me.

But, the fact that some people just did not give up until just was served, is gratifying.

I hope that it will, at least be re-aired, here in the states, especially here in Boston, so that many others will see it, and perhaps LEARN from Helen Betty Osborne's story.

Would LOVE to be able to locate a copy of the movie.

Anyone out there know?



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