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The Grizzlies (2019)

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Inuit youth in a small community gain a powerful sense of pride through the sport of lacrosse, in this true-story account of tenacity, renewal, and inspiring resilience.

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Critic Reviews for The Grizzlies

All Critics (14) | Top Critics (2)

Bracingly unsentimental and transcendently moving at the same time.

January 10, 2019 | Full Review…

It's a fascinating puzzle: a film that is simultaneously an indictment of the toxic legacy of cultural imperialism and a weepie that employs the familiar tropes of Hollywood, one of the biggest machines of cultural imperialism on the planet.

September 6, 2018 | Rating: 3/4 | Full Review…

The "white saviour" approach is awkward at best. It opens with a trigger-warning, signaling lack of confidence in the material (and the audience, too).

August 3, 2019 | Rating: 2/5 | Full Review…

The film hosts a plethora of well-constructed young characters with genuine ambition and an authenticity that breaks and warms the heart all at once.

July 3, 2019 | Full Review…

A complete triumph from casting and location filming to its refusal to simplify the harshness of the life it explores.

June 28, 2019 | Rating: 5/5 | Full Review…

The fearless and inspiring The Grizzlies gives Canadian film the great sports drama that has long eluded it.

May 10, 2019 | Full Review…

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