Riel (TV Movie) (1979)

Riel
"Riel" covers the passionate and turbulent period of Canadian Confederation, when English and French speaking Metis struggled to preserve their rights and land claims as the new Dominion of Canada negotiated with the Hudson's Bay Company for purchase of the Northwest. Over 60 performers and 1,000 extras took part in the filming of this colossal project.

Cast:
Raymond Cloutier....Louis Riel
Roger Blay....Dumont
Lloyd Bochner....Dr. Schultz
James Bradford....Captain Bradshaw
Lee Broker....Evans
Maury Chaykin....Howard
Normand Chouinard....Nolin
Captain Constantinidas....Trooper Captain
Pierre Curzi....Isidore
Neil Dainard....Armstrong
Brenda Donohue....Mrs. Schultz
Don Francks....Ouellette
Daniel Gadouas....Nault
Donald Harron....Donald Smith
Fern Henry....Marguerite Riel


Original Broadcaster(s): CBC

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byRHONDA CHARTRAND, July 27, 2007
I HAVE WATCHED RIEL ALOT GROWING UP AND IT WAS A VERY INTERESTING MOVIE, THAT'S WHY I AM SO INTO THIS HISTORICAL MOVIE LIKE RIEL; AS FOR THE ACTORS THEMSELVES, THEY DID AN EXCELLENT JOB OF PROTRAYING THE CHARACTERS THEY ARE ACTING OUT. TAKE RAYMOND CLOUTIER, HE IS A VERY HANDSOME GUY AND A VERY TALENTED AND AN EXCEPTIONAL ACTOR, I WOULDN'T MIND TO MEET HIM IN PERSON AND GET HIS AUTOGRAPH. THANK YOU FOR MAKING THE MOVIE SO THAT PEOPLE LIKE US CAN GET TO ENJOY WATCHING IT!!!!!

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