The Woman from Elsewhere
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At the age of twelve Helena Valero was kidnapped by the Yanomami Indians, with whom she spent 24 years in Brazil's Oneroque Basin. Upon returning to her own people in Manaus, she was rejected because of her children's mixed blood.

Awards and mentions
Prix spécial du jury
Festival de Nantes
1990
1988
Canada
24:30
Original language
French

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Coffret Morin

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Direction
Robert Morin
Lorraine Dufour
Participants
Hélène Valero
Production
Lorraine Dufour
Coop Vidéo de Montréal

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Sound
Mono
Other languages
English

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Keywords
Kidnapping, Uprooting, Brazil, Testimony, First Nations