Growing up together as best friends in an Innu community, Shaniss and Mikuan’s friendship is put to the test when Mikuan falls in love...Subscribe Now
Growing up together as best friends in an Innu community, Shaniss and Mikuan’s friendship is put to the test when Mikuan falls in love with a white boy and dreams of leaving the reserve they grew up in.
Best Canadian Feature Film Nominee
Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role Nominee Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role Nominee
"The film is a great kaleidoscope of colors, shapes, noises and sounds and thus includes almost everything that defines life as a whole."
“Kuessipan” is an Innu word meaning, “It’s your turn.” Fontaine decided it was the Innu people’s turn to tell their own story.
A film with non-professional Innu actors made a bigger box office than the hit American film "Joker" for a weekend in a cinema in Sept-Îles (province of Quebec, Canada), in the fall of 2019.
Most of the actors are from the Innu community Uashat-Maliotenam in Quebec (Canada), where part of the film was shot
'Kuessipan' reached the top 10 in the box office