The Body Remembers When the World Broke Open
First screened in November 2019
Directors: Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers and Kathleen Hepburn. Cast: Violet Nelson, Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers, Jay Cardinal Villeneuve, Sonny Surowiec, Charlie Hannah, Barbara Eve Harris, Aidan Dee, Paul Jarrett, Tony Massil. Screenplay: Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers and Kathleen Hepburn (based on a story by Elle-Máijá Tailfeathers).

Twitter Capsule: Copious layers in this seemingly compact tale. Quietly virtuoso camerawork and sound.

VOR:   The shooting plan, logistically intimidating, perfectly serves the fragile, how-long-can-this-last rapport. Rare, complex tale of native women's lives.

Photo © 2019 ARRAY/Experimental Forest Films/Oslo Pictures

Not yet reviewed in full. Grade: A–

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