The Grizzlies

The Grizzlies

The Grizzlies

Set in a small Arctic town with a deeply troubling suicide rate, this sports drama tells the story of a group of Inuit students whose lives are transformed when introduced to lacrosse.

2020Rating: M, Suicide themes and coarse language106 minsCanada
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The Globe and Mail

The Globe and Mail

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.

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Stuff

Stuff

Finally, a true-life sports tale that doesn't pull any punches.

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Decider

Decider

A gripping sports movie worthy of its place in that canon.

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Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

Bracingly unsentimental and transcendently moving at the same time.

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Variety

Variety

It's exactly the type of uplifting movie that could boost spirits during these bleak times.

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RogerEbert.com

RogerEbert.com

Brought to life through the specifics that make the characters and their sense of place -- and of displacement -- central to the story.

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