ANGELIQUE’S ISLE is a harrowing true tale of perseverance and survival on Lake Superior. During the copper rush of 1845, Angelique Mott and her French-Canadian voyageur husband Charlie are left for dead on a deserted island by a corrupt copper-hunter. A young Anishinaabe woman, the newly-married Angelique must struggle to survive the harsh winter as Charlie succumbs to the power of the Windigo.
Written by Michelle Derosier and directed by Marie-Helene Cousineau and Michelle Derosier.
Starring Julia Jones (Twilight Sagas) and Charlie Carrick (Reign, The Borgias, Molly Maxwell).
Adapted for the screen from the novella Angelique Abandoned by author James R. Stevens.
Produced by Circle Blue Films, Thunderstone Pictures Inc. and Freddie Films.
In addition to CBC and Telefilm, other funding for ANGELIQUE’S ISLE includes the Northern Ontario Heritage Fund Corp. and the Ontario Media Development Corporation.