Where the Spirit Lives
Watch movie: Where the Spirit Lives Released in (1990) produced by Canada, The movie categorized in Drama, and content rating PG with duration 96 min Streamed at Putlocker & directed by Bruce Pittman. 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 assimilated into white Canadian/British society. She is taken to a boarding school where she is forced to adopt Western Euro-centric ways and learn English, often under brutal treatment. Only one sympathetic white teacher who is more and more repelled by this bigotry offers her any help from among the staff. That, with her force of will, Ashtecome (forced to take the name Amelia) is determined to hold on to her identity and that of her siblings, who were also abducted.
Director: Bruce Pittman
Produced By: Atlantis Films, CBC, Amazing Spirit Productions Ltd.
Rating: 6 out of 10