In the 17th century a Jesuit priest and a young companion are escorted through the wilderness of Quebec by Algonquin Indians to find a distant mission in the dead of winter. The Jesuit experiences a spiritual journey while his young companion falls in love with the Algonquin chief's beautiful daughter underneath the imposing and magnificent mountains. Dread and death follows them upriver.
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Did You Know?
The film was made and released about six years after its source novel of the same name by Brian Moore
had been first published in 1985. Moore also penned the screenplay for the film. See more
Near the end, Father LaForgue digs a grave fairly easily with only a shovel in what would clearly have been frozen ground in the dead of winter. See more
Is the Blackrobe a demon? He must be. Blackrobes never have sex with women.
It's a promise they make to their God.
Why make a promise like that?
Strange, isn't it?