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Cold Journey (1975)

A feature drama about a young Canadian Indian's attempt to find a place for himself. It tells of the cultural shock of an educational system that teaches him to be a white man, and of his ... See full summary »

Director:

Martin Defalco

Writers:

David Jones (original screenplay) (as David B. Jones), Martin Defalco (story outline)

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
John Yesno John Yesno ... (as Johnny Yesno)
Buckley Petawabano Buckley Petawabano
Chief Dan George ... Special Guest
Alphonse Dorion Alphonse Dorion ... On The Reserve
Noel StarBlanket Noel StarBlanket ... On The Reserve (as Noel Star Blanket)
W.G. Bradley Jr. W.G. Bradley Jr. ... On The Reserve (as W.G. Bradley jr.)
Mary Linklater Mary Linklater ... On The Reserve
Gilbert Linklater Gilbert Linklater ... On The Reserve
Reg Gibson Reg Gibson ... Teacher - At The Schools
Joseph P. Kennedy Joseph P. Kennedy ... Teacher - At The Schools
Sharon Ann Ewens Sharon Ann Ewens ... Teacher - At The Schools (as Sharon-Ann Ewens)
Daphne Korol Daphne Korol ... Teacher - At The Schools (as Daphne Karol)
Doreen Hayes-Bingham Doreen Hayes-Bingham ... Teacher - At The Schools
Morley Loon Morley Loon ... Student - At The Schools
Gordon Bear Gordon Bear ... Student - At The Schools
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Storyline

A feature drama about a young Canadian Indian's attempt to find a place for himself. It tells of the cultural shock of an educational system that teaches him to be a white man, and of his attempts to discover a way of life more meaningful to his Native culture and ancestry. It is a tragic story of unexpected pitfalls and disillusionment that are as cruel as the bitter wind that greets him on his cold and lonely journey. Written by Anonymous

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Genres:

Drama

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Soundtracks

We Are One
Composed and Sung by Willie Dunn
Accompaniment: Bob Robb
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Official Sites:

NFB (english) [Canada]

Country:

Canada

Language:

English

Release Date:

6 May 1975 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

Kald flukt See more »

Filming Locations:

The Pas, Manitoba, Canada

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Sound Mix:

Mono

Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)
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