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Director  Donald Shebib
Music director  Samuel Matlovsky
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Language  English
7/10 IMDb

Genre  Drama
Screenplay  Blanche Hanalis
Country  Canada
Fish Hawk (film) movie poster
Release date  August 22, 1979 (1979-08-22) (Moscow)
Based on  Old Fish Hawk  by Mitchell Jayne
Writer  Blanche Hanalis, Mitchell Jayne (novel)
Cast  Will Sampson (Fish Hawk), Don Francks (Deut Boggs), Charles Fields (Corby Boggs), Michael J. Reynolds (Mr. Gideon)
Similar movies  Sarah T – Portrait of a Teenage Alcoholic (1975)
Tagline  An Adventure of the Heart

Fish hawk 1979


Fish Hawk is a 1979 Canadian drama film directed by Donald Shebib. The screenplay was written by Blanche Hanalis, based on the novel Old Fish Hawk by Mitchell Jayne. The film was nominated for several Genie Awards including for direction, editing and best performance by a foreign actor. It was also entered into the 11th Moscow International Film Festival.

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Plot

A young boy befriends a Native American man who has become an alcoholic after the death of his wife and children from small pox.

Filming locations

  • Kleinburg, Ontario and Forks of the Credit, Ontario
  • Critical reception

    Vincent Canby of The New York Times did not give high praise to the film:

    References

    Fish Hawk (film) Wikipedia
    Fish Hawk (film) IMDb Fish Hawk (film) themoviedb.org


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