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Rhymes For Young Ghouls  (2013)

Rhymes For Young Ghouls (2013)
October 31, 2014 - 7:30 pm

Rhymes For Young Ghouls (Canada, 2013)

Directed by Jeff Barnaby (Mi'kmaq).

Director Jeff Barnaby’s visionary feature debut uses the tragic legacy of Canada’s Indian Residential Schools as a leaping off point for a full-throttle revenge fantasy.  Alia, a young woman haunted by her mother’s suicide slings pot on the Mi’kmaq reservation to bribe a sociopathic Indian agent to keep her out of the reservation school.  But when a deal goes south, Alia is forced to fight for her freedom.

Producer: John Christou, Aisling Chin-Yee.  Screenwriter: Jeff Barnaby (Mi’kmaq).  Cinematographer: Michel St. Martin.  Editor: Jeff Barnaby, Mathieu Bélanger.  Cast: Devery Jacobs, Roseanne Supernault, Glen Gould, Arthur Holden, Mark Antony Krupa.

Blu-ray, color, 88 min.