A 17th century Jesuit Priest and his young French interpreter journey 1500 miles through Canada to convert the Huron Indians, but have doubts about their mission upon meeting them.
Father Laforgue (Lothaire Bluteau) baffles Algonquin Chomina (August Schellenberg) with help from fellow Frenchman Daniel (Aden Young) in director Bruce Beresford's drama of 17th century Canada, Black Robe, 1991.
French explorer Champlain (Jean Brosseau) holds a ceremonial meeting with his Algonquin counterpart, arranging a trip for missionary Father Laforgue (Lothaire Bluteau) in Bruce Beresford's Black Robe, 1991.
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The compelling saga of Father LaForgue, an ambitious 17th-century Jesuit priest, who journeyed through the frozen Canadian wilderness to save the souls of the Indians and colonize the tribes.
The compelling saga of Father LaForgue, an ambitious 17th-century Jesuit priest, whom is regarded with a combination of warmth and wariness by the natives, who refer to LaForgue and his fellow priests as "black robes". The by-the-book Laforgue does little to endear himself to the Indians-one of whom, a holy man, labels the priest as a demon who will bring nothing but death and destruction. LaForgue journeyed through the frozen Canadian wilderness to save the souls of the Indians and colonize the tribes, or that's what he believes.
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