Still from Savage
Still from Savage
 

Savage

by Lisa Jackson
A residential school musical.
2010  ·  6m  ·  Canada
Cree, English
English subs
About the Film
On a summer day in the 1950s, a native girl watches the countryside go by from the backseat of a car. A woman at her kitchen table sings a lullaby in her Cree language. When the girl arrives at her destination, she undergoes a transformation that will turn the woman’s gentle voice into a howl of anger and pain. In a place like this, there aren’t many chances to be a kid. But, when no one’s watching… 
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Festivals and Awards
2010
Genie Award, Best Short Film
Golden Sheaf Award, Best Multicultural Film
ReelWorld, Outstanding Canadian Short Film
Leo Award, Best Actress
Leo Award, Best Editing
In the Press
Review
Fantasy Matters
Editor
Hart Snider and Brendan Woollard
Cinematographer
Robert Aschmann
Producer
Lori Lozinski and Laren Grant
Soundtrack Composer
Rodrigo Caballero
Writer
Lisa Jackson
Cast
Ta'kaiya Blaney and Skeena Reece
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