Through Black Spruce

Director Don McKellar
Year 2018
Run Time 111min
Genre Drama, Thriller
The disappearance of a young Cree woman in Toronto traumatizes her Northern Ontario family, and sends her twin sister on a journey south to find her.

Director

Don McKellar

McKellar is a prolific filmmaker and actor whose work has garnered numerous awards. He wrote Highway 61, The Red Violin and Thirty-Two Short Films About Glenn Gould, and wrote, directed and starred in Last Night (which won the Prix de la jeunesse at the Cannes film festival), and Childstar, and has directed several other films. He recently starred in Meditation Park, Crimes of the Future, and directed Sensitive Skin. Currently, he is writing episodes for Park Chan-wook’s The Sympathizer, which he is also executive producing.

Writer

Barbara Samuels

Cast

Tanaya Beatty (Kwakwakaʼwakw)

Producers

Tina Keeper (Cree), Phyllis Laing, Robert Lantos, Barbara Samuels

Genres

Drama, Thriller

Interests

BIPOC Stories, Family Relationships, Indigenous Filmmaker, Strong Female Leads

Original Language

English