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Two girls grow up as best friends in an Innu community. While Mikuan has a loving family, Shaniss is picking up the pieces of her shattered childhood. As children, they promised each other ... See full summary »

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Myriam Verreault
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Cast

Credited cast:
Brigitte Poupart Brigitte Poupart ... Professeur Mikuan
Étienne Galloy ... Francis
Sharon Ishpatao Fontaine Sharon Ishpatao Fontaine ... Mikuan Vollant
Yamie Grégoire Yamie Grégoire ... Shaniss Jourdain
Cédrick Ambroise Cédrick Ambroise ... Metshu Vollant
Mike Innu Papu Mckenzie Mike Innu Papu Mckenzie ... Claude Vollant
Douglas Grégoire Douglas Grégoire ... Greg
Caroline Vachon Caroline Vachon ... Louise Vollant
Billy-Jack Jourdain Billy-Jack Jourdain ... Josh
Anniss Desterres Anniss Desterres ... Nukum
Martin Desgagnés Martin Desgagnés ... Workshop host
Roselyn Fontaine Roselyn Fontaine ... Uapukun Vollant
Mikupishan Poirier Mikupishan Poirier ... Nishkiss (9 months)
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Two girls grow up as best friends in an Innu community. While Mikuan has a loving family, Shaniss is picking up the pieces of her shattered childhood. As children, they promised each other to stick together no matter what. But as they're about to turn 17, their friendship is shaken when Mikuan falls for a white boy, and starts dreaming of leaving the reserve that's now too small for her dreams. Written by Max Films Media

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Country:

Canada

Language:

Montagnais | French | English

Release Date:

6 September 2019 (Canada) See more »

Also Known As:

La Fille au ventre rond See more »

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Max Films Media See more »
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Color:

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Most of the actors are from the Innu community Uashat-Maliotenam in Quebec, where part of the film was shot. See more »

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