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BLACK ROBE

Synopsis

Based on Brian Moore's acclaimed novel, Black Robe is the brutal and breathtaking story of two men and their perilous adventure deep into the heart of the rugged Canadian wilderness.

In the harsh winter of 1634, an idealistic Jesuit priest and his naive young companion are escorted through the wilderness of Quebec by Algonquin Indians to visit a distant mission. Theirs is a journey fraught with danger and the threat of violence from hostile natives.   Father Laforgue (Lothaire Bluteau, The Tudors) opens his heart to the harsh and unforgiving country and its people.   His companion Daniel (Aden Young, Killer Elite) is drawn to the beauty close at hand, falling in love with fellow traveller Annuka (Sandrine Holt, Underworld Awakening). But as they attempt the arduous 1,500 mile trek upriver, the testing elements and the ever-present shadow of death are never far behind.  Presented in a brand new digital transfer, highlighting AFI Award winner Peter James’ stunning visuals and directed by Oscar® nominated filmmaker Bruce Beresford (Mao's Last Dancer), Black Robe is an epic adventure of passion - a remarkable journey of hope across an unforgiving landscape, plumbing the depths of the human condition.

 

 

Extra Features

  • Available on Blu-Ray

Cast

  • Aden Young
  • Lothaire Bluteau

Directors

  • Bruce Beresford

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  • Running time 96 min
  • Region AUS, NZ, Assoc Isl.
  • Format 720p
  • Color COLOUR
  • Language English
  • Catalogue No. DAVID2511
  • Aspect ratio 16:9
  • Subtitles -
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