Kuessipan is a Canadian drama film, directed by and slated for release in 2019. An adaptation of the novel by Naomi Fontaine, the film centres on Mikuan (Sharon Ishpatao Fontaine) and Shaniss (Yamie Grégoire), two young Innu women in Uashat-Maliotenam, whose lifelong friendship is tested when one of them falls in love with a white man (Étienne Galloy) and plans to move away. The film's cast also includes Douglas Grégoire and Brigitte Poupart. Cinematographer Nicolas Canniccioni and Verreault filmed it in Innu Takuaikan Uashat Mak Mani-Utenam and Sept-Îles, Quebec.

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  • Kuessipan is a Canadian drama film, directed by and slated for release in 2019. An adaptation of the novel by Naomi Fontaine, the film centres on Mikuan (Sharon Ishpatao Fontaine) and Shaniss (Yamie Grégoire), two young Innu women in Uashat-Maliotenam, whose lifelong friendship is tested when one of them falls in love with a white man (Étienne Galloy) and plans to move away. The film's cast also includes Douglas Grégoire and Brigitte Poupart. Cinematographer Nicolas Canniccioni and Verreault filmed it in Innu Takuaikan Uashat Mak Mani-Utenam and Sept-Îles, Quebec. The film premiered at the 2019 Toronto International Film Festival. Kuessipan won the top prize at the 2019 Québec City Film Festival, the Grand Prix de la Compétition – Long métrage. At the 2019 Vancouver International Film Festival, Myriam Verreault received a special mention for Kuessipan in the Emerging Canadian Director category. The film received three Canadian Screen Award nominations at the 8th Canadian Screen Awards in 2020, for Best Supporting Actor (Douglas Grégoire), Best Supporting Actress (Yamie Grégoire) and Best Adapted Screenplay (Verreault, Fontaine). (en)
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  • Kuessipan is a Canadian drama film, directed by and slated for release in 2019. An adaptation of the novel by Naomi Fontaine, the film centres on Mikuan (Sharon Ishpatao Fontaine) and Shaniss (Yamie Grégoire), two young Innu women in Uashat-Maliotenam, whose lifelong friendship is tested when one of them falls in love with a white man (Étienne Galloy) and plans to move away. The film's cast also includes Douglas Grégoire and Brigitte Poupart. Cinematographer Nicolas Canniccioni and Verreault filmed it in Innu Takuaikan Uashat Mak Mani-Utenam and Sept-Îles, Quebec. (en)
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