Canada | 2019 | 117 mins | NR
“Kuessipan is quiet and mesmerizing and tragic and full of hope. It is a triumph, and a privilege to spend time with..” – Globe & Mail
“Kuessipan is a beautiful, un-sensationalized look at young womanhood, friendship and community.” NOW Magazine
Director: Myriam Verreault
Cast: Sharon Fontaine-Ishpatao, Yamie Grégoire, Étienne Galloy, Cédrick Ambroise, Caroline Vachon & Mike Innu Papu McKenzie
Two girls grow up as best friends in an Innu community. While Mikuan has a loving family, Shaniss is picking up the pieces of her shattered childhood. As children, they promised each other to stick together no matter what. But as they’re about to turn 17, their friendship is shaken when Mikuan falls for a white boy, and starts dreaming of leaving the reserve that’s now too small for her dreams.
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