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Mistress Madeleine

Mistress Madeleine

| 57 min

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.


Credits
  • director
    Aaron Kim Johnston
  • producer
    Norma Bailey
  • executive producer
    Ches Yetman
  • 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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