Based on the best-selling novel by Bonnie Jo Campbell, this is the story of Native American teenager Margo Crane in 1970s rural Michigan. After enduring a series of traumas and tragedies, Margo sets out on an odyssey on the Stark River in search of her estranged mother. On the water, Margo encounters friends, foes, wonders, and dangers; navigating life on her own, she comes to understand her potential, all while healing the wounds of her past.
River life -- Fiction.
Survival -- Fiction.
Teenage girls -- Fiction.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.
DelaCerna, Kenadi, actor.
Film Movement (Firm), film distributor.
Means, Tatanka, 1985- actor.
Rose, Haroula, screenwriter, film director.
motion picture adaptation of (work): Campbell, Bonnie Jo, 1962- Once upon a river.