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Black robe [videorecording] / A Samuel Goldwyn Company release ; Alliance Communications and Samson Productions present a Robert Lantos production ; screenplay by Brian Moore ; produced by Robert Lantos, Stephane Reichel, Sue Milliken ; directed by Bruce Beresford.

Beresford, Bruce. (Added Author).
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Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Evergreen Indiana.

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0 current holds with 2 total copies.

Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Status Due Date
Danville-Center Township Public Library - Danville DVD Bla (Text) 32604000158529 DCTPLD AD DVD Available -
Westfield Washington Public Library - Westfield DVD Black (Text) 78292000233236 Drama DVD Collection Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 0792850246
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (101 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen ed.
  • Publisher: [S.l.] : Alliance Communications Corporation ; c2001.

Content descriptions

General Note: Based on: Black robe : a novel by Brian Moore.
In English, with French and Spanish subtitles ; closed-captioned.
Creation/Production Credits Note: Director of photography, Peter James ; editor, Tim Wellburn ; music, Georges Delerue.
Participant or Performer Note: Lothaire Bluteau, August Schellenberg, Aden Young, Sandrine Holt, Tantoo Cardinal, Lawrence Bayne, Raoul Trujillo.
Summary, etc.: In the 17th century, Father Laforgue, a young Jesuit priest, is assigned to go up river into the Canadian wilderness to convert the Huron Indians. His young aide and translator, Daniel, falls in love with Annuka, the daughter of the Algonquin chief. Torn between his own desires and ideals of the priesthood, Laforgue's faith is tested, and his life and the outcome of the mission imperiled, as the expedition faces the elements and hostile Indians.
Target Audience Note: Rated R; for areas of strong violence and sensuality.
Subject: Indians of North America > Canada > Drama.
Canada > 20th century > Drama.
Genre: Feature films.
Action and adventure films.
Film adaptations.

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