Angelique’s Isle

Angelique’s Isle – Teaser Trailer from Thunderstone Pictures on Vimeo.

 

Screening 9:30pm Friday, November 16
A Made in Northern Ontario screening sponsored by Canadore College

2018 (Canada)
90 mins
Directors: Marie-Hélène CousineauMichelle Derosier
Cinematography: Celiana Cárdenas
Executive producer: Rosalie Chilelli
Producers: Floyd KaneMichelle DerosierAmos AdetuyiDave Clement

 Based on a true story that occurred during the copper rush of 1845, Angelique, a young Anishinaabe woman (Julia Jones), and her French-Canadian voyageur husband Charlie (Charlie Carrick) find themselves left for dead on Lake Superior’s Isle Royale by a corrupt Detroit copper hunter.  As hunger sets in, Angelique – a devout Christian – struggles with her faith and must rely on the teachings she received from her shamanic grandmother in order to survive the harsh winter.  Angelique’s Isle is a harrowing tale of survival and a testament to the resilience and strength of Indigenous women set on the epic backdrop of the Lake Superior frontier.

Angelique’s Isle stars Julia Jones (Twilight, Wind River, Longmire), Tantoo Cardinal (Dances With Wolves, Godless, Through Black Spruce), Aden Young (Rectify, Killer Elite), and Charlie Carrick (The Borgias, The Devout).