title Richard Cardinal: Cry from a Diary of a Métis Child
description Poignant biography inspired by the diary of Richard Cardinal, a Metis teen who committed suicide in 1984. From ages 4 to 17 he was moved between 28 Alberta group and foster homes, and wrote eloquently about neglect and depression. Warning: graphic images.
producer Alanis Obomsawin, National Film Board (NFB)
featuring Alanis Obomsawin, siblings, foster parents
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