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Falls Around Her

Tantoo Cardinal's first starring role in a feature film

April 21, 2021 8:30 pm

Tantoo Cardinal shines as a world-famous Anishinaabe musician who returns to the reserve to rest and recharge -- only to discover that fame (and the outside world) are not easily left behind, in writer-director Darlene Naponse's riveting portrait of resilience set among a northern First Nation.

“TANTOO CARDINAL IS ENTHRALLING

NOW Magazine

“A SCARILY POWERFUL PERFORMANCE”

Macleans Magazine

“ABOUT INDIGENOUS PEOPLE AND MADE BY INDIGENOUS PEOPLE

CBC Unreserved

Directed by: Darlene Naponse

Country: Canada

Language: In English, Ojibwa

Genre(s): Drama, Thriller

Runtime: 100 minutes

Rated: PG: coarse language; violence