Posted by Rebecca on March 20, 1998 at 17:59:57:
In Reply to: Mike Phillips & The Song of Hiawatha posted by Elaine on March 20, 1998 at 09:53:55:
: Good question about Jodhi May. She's done a couple of things, but nothing notable. She's a quiet one, eh?
: The Song of Hiawatha; tell us more about this one! I assume it's Longfellow's Hiawatha? Do you know who produced it or where it can be found. I've never seen it anywhere! Mike Phillips with more lines sounds pretty good.
Yes, it is based upon Longfellows' famous poem but history is interwoven in a very tasteful way. Hiawatha was filmed in 1997 in Montreal and parts of Alberta with an all star native cast ( Adam Beach, Gordon Tootoosis,Irene Bedard, Russell Means, Litefoot etc.)So far it is not available on video, but it was shown here in Canada on SUPERCHANNEL. Hallmark Entertainment was the production company. It is definitely worth watching.Mike Phillips was great as Mishe-Mokwa, Irene Bedard's character's Dad.
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