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Indian Horse

A talented Ojibway boy is forced into a residential school, where he faces abuse and neglect. But his love for hockey becomes his saving grace.


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"Indian Horse" follows the life of Saul Indian Horse, a talented hockey player, dealing with racism against Canadian natives in the 1970s, in a residential school. This is a difficult movie to watch, but very necessary. This movie shows the brutal and harsh reality of life in these institutions. Giving a view and understanding to those who are not aware of this reality. Raw, painful, disturbing and exciting, this narrative manages to give weight and make an alert.



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Saul Indian Horse, an Ojibway boy, is torn from his family and committed to a residential school. At the school, Saul is denied the freedom to speak his language or embrace his heritage and is a witness to abuse by the people sworn to protect him. But Saul finds salvation in the unlikeliest of places - the rink. His incredible hockey talents lead him away from the school to bigger and better opportunities, but no matter how far Saul goes, the ghosts of his past are always close behind.

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