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Where the Spirit Lives (1989)

96 min | Drama

A young Native Canadian (First Nations person) fights to keep her culture and identity when she is abducted to a residential school.
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Writer
Keith Ross Leckie (original screenplay by)
Composer
Buffy Sainte-Marie (music composed by)
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Updated Sep 9, 1989

Release date
Jun 6, 1990 (United States)

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26 cast members
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Michelle St. John
Komi / Amelia Komi / Amelia   See fewer
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Marianne Jones
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Gus Chief Moon
Ka-moos-ee Ka-moos-ee   See fewer
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Clayton Julian
Pita / Abraham Pita / Abraham   See fewer
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Margaret Cozry
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Marge Fox
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Ron White
Taggert Taggert   See fewer
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Ann-Marie MacDonald
Kathleen Kathleen   See fewer
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Sean Mulcahy
Priest Priest   See fewer
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Sam Malkin
Mr. Crawford Mr. Crawford   See fewer
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Doris Petrie
Miss Weir Miss Weir   See fewer
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Chapelle Jaffe
Miss Appleby Miss Appleby   See fewer
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Tina Louise Bomberry
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David Hemblen
Reverend Buckley Reverend Buckley   See fewer
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John Friesen
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Heather Hess
Rachel Rachel   See fewer
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Franklin Doss
George George   See fewer
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Patricia Collins
Mrs. Barrington Mrs. Barrington   See fewer
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Graham Greene
Komi's Father Komi's Father   See fewer
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Ruby Medicine Crane
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Ratings Breakdown

7.2 / 10 | 217 votes