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Black Robe (1991)

Genre
drama / historical fiction

Synopsis
In 1634 New France (Quebec), Jesuit Father Laforgue, a young French missionary, is assigned to travel over 1500 miles to the Jesuit mission in a Huron settlement. Blackrobe, as the Indians call him, is accompanied by eight canoes of Algonquins and young French translator Daniel.

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