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Indian Summer: The Oka Crisis (2006)
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Indian Summer: The Oka Crisis (2006)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
TV show
Story: Fictional portrayal of 'The Summer of 1990' in Kanehsatake: the major conflict between a Mohawk community and the Canadian and Quebec governments - over the expansion of a golf course into an aboriginal cemetery.
Plot: native american, civil rights, crisis, mohawk
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: canada, quebec

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Where the Spirit Lives (1989)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 96 min.
Story: In 1937, a young First Nations (Canadian native) girl named Ashtecome is kidnapped along with several other children from a village as part of a deliberate Canadian policy to force First Nations children to abandon their culture in order to be ...
Plot: boarding school, native american, culture clash, racism, school, child abuse
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Naturally Native (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 107 min.
Story: Naturally Native follows the lives, loves, pain, joy and relationships of three sisters as they attempt to start their own business. Of American Indian ancestry, but adopted by white foster parents as young children, each sister has her own identity ...
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Fish Hawk (1979)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
Duration: 94 min.
Story: A hardened and embittered man turns his life around with the help of a farm boy in this uplifting family tale. Down on his luck and dependent on booze, Native American Fish Hawk (Will Sampson) changes his fate when he accepts a job hunting down a ...
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Lakota Woman: Siege at Wounded Knee (1994)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 100 min.
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Hammarkullen (1997)
Genre: Drama
Country: Sweden
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Story: Welcome to new Sweden. Will Kristina manage to seduce the janitor? Can the employment officer convince Mohammed to take a black job? Does the balloon man abuse helium?
Plot: immigration, suburbs, racism, neo nazi, russian
Time: 90s, 1990s
Place: sweden
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H2o (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 177 min.
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Duration: 44 min.
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Story: A big city lawyer returns to her hometown to take the case of a group of girls suffering from a mysterious illness.
Style: suspense, disturbing, captivating, talky
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Iron Road (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, China
Duration: 180 min.
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Plot: male nudity, period piece, railway
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1992 (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy
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Crash & Burn (2009)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
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The Guard (2008)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: Canada, USA
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Any Day Now (1998)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Style: captivating, realistic, serious, touching
Audience: girls' night
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Blood Brothers (1975)
Genre: Western, Drama
Country: East Germany
Duration: 100 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
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Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 44 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 120 min.
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Genre: Drama
Country: UK
Duration: 50 min.
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Style: touching, sentimental, captivating, realistic, serious
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Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 60 min.
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Genre: Drama
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Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 60 min.
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The Wild Girl (2010)
Genre: Drama
Country: Canada
Duration: 85 min.
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