Johnny Tootall

Johnny Tootall (2005)

  • Genre: Documentary
  • Release Date: 2005-03-21
  • Runtime: 1h 36min
  • Director: Shirley Cheechoo


Discharged from Bosnian war, Johnny carries the weight of this war on his shoulders. He left the war with a dark and frightening secret, the murder of a young boy that haunts him. But Johnny carries many demons. The death of his father, running from his destiny as Chief of the Band and abandoning the love of his life. Nevertheless, Johnny must return home, the wolf spirit has called. Upon his return, he finds a new war. His estranged brother is leading his people in a revolt to save their sacred land. Johnny faces a dilemma; does he fight to save his people, or does he save himself? His journey will guide him to realizing that they are the same. In a blink, his world changes and in death, his brother guides him on a spirit walk to meet his destiny as leader of his people.

Johnny Tootall Trailer

  • Adam Beach

    as Johnny Tootall
  • Nathaniel Arcand

    as RT
  • Sheila Tousey

    as Agnes
  • Ben Cotton

    as Henry
  • Miranda Frigon

    as Luke
  • Alex Rice

    as Serena
Directing Shirley Cheechoo Director
Writing Shirley Cheechoo Writer