Adam Beach stars as Frank Fencepost, an ambitious young resident of an Indian reservation whose life is turned upside down when he becomes embroiled in a murder mystery involving a young girl. Based on a collection of short stories by acclaimed author W.P. Kinsella, director Bruce McDonald’s quirky drama highlights life on an Indian reservation and life in the outside world. Jennifer Podemski and Ryan Black co-star.
Bruce McDonald (born May 28, 1959) is a Canadian film and television director. McDonald was born in Kingston, Ontario. He graduated from the film program at Ryerson University. His first movie was The Plunge Murderer, followed by a feature-length zombie flick, Our Glorious Dead, made with his grandfather’s super-8 camera and shot on location at his Rexdale, Ontario high school, North Albion Collegiate. The film premiered in the school cafeteria and made $100.
His more successful feature films have included Let Me See(…), Knock Knock, Roadkill (1989), Highway 61 (1991), for which he won Best Director at the highly regarded San Sebastián International Film Festival, Dance Me Outside (1994), Hard Core Logo (1996) and Picture Claire (2001). Roadkill won most Outstanding Canadian Film at the Toronto International Film Festival and Hard Core Logo has been frequently ranked amongst the greatest movies ever to come out of Canada. McDonald earned some notoriety when he quipped, while… read more