Film Review: ANGELIQUE’S ISLE (Canada 2018) ***

Festival Reviews

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Angelique’s Isle is a harrowing tale of perseverance and survival that unfolds during the great copper rush of 1845, when newlyweds ANGELIQUE, a young Ojibway and CHARLIE, her voyageur … See full summary »


Michelle DerosierJames R. Stevens (based on novella “Angelique Abandoned”)

Premiering back in 2018 and screened for free at the ImagiNative Film Festival, ANGELIQUE’S ISLE, an entertaining indigenous story and period piece finally gets a commercial run.

The setting is 1845 during the copper rush.  Times are changing – retrospectively.  Fur trade is down and fur trappers have to search for an alternative for of living.  So faces the problems of Charlie Moss and his working buddies.  The film begins with Charlie’s marriage to an indigenous woman before an offered job which he takes on…

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