Mistress Madeleine

Part of the Daughters of the Country series, this film, set in the 1850s, unfolds against the backdrop of the Hudson's Bay Company's monopoly of the fur trade. In protest, some Métis engage in trade with the Americans. Madeleine, the Métis common-law wife of a Hudson's Bay Company clerk, is torn between loyalty to her husband and loyalty to her brother, a freetrader. Even more shattering, a change in company policy destroys Madeleine's happy and secure life, forcing her to re-evaluate her identity.

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Film Credits

director
Aaron Kim Johnston
producer
Norma Bailey
script
Anne Cameron
Aaron Kim Johnston
photography
Ian Elkin
sound
Leon Johnson
editing
Judy Krupanszky
Norma Bailey
sound editing
Gloria Thorsteinson
Wojtek Klis
re-recording
Clive Perry
music
Pierre Guérin
cast
Ken Charlette
Victor Cowie
Harry Daniels
Mireille Deyglun
Makka Kleist
Jerry Martin
Neil Munro
Winona Stevenson
Dennell Swampy
Alan Williams

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