iTunes

Opening the iTunes Store.If iTunes doesn't open, click the iTunes application icon in your Dock or on your Windows desktop.Progress Indicator
Opening the iBooks Store.If iBooks doesn't open, click the iBooks app in your Dock.Progress Indicator
iTunes

iTunes is the world's easiest way to organize and add to your digital media collection.

We are unable to find iTunes on your computer. To preview, buy, or rent movies, get iTunes now.

Already have iTunes? Click I Have iTunes to open it now.

I Have iTunes Free Download
iTunes for Mac + PC

The Lesser Blessed

HD   R Closed Captioning

Anita Doron

Open iTunes to preview, buy, and download this movie.

About the Movie

Premiered to critical acclaim at the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF), and based on the celebrated novel by Richard Van Camp, The Lesser Blessed is an eye-opening depiction of what it is like to be a vulnerable teenager in today's modern world. Through the eyes of Larry Sole, a First Nation teenager filled with bravado and angst, fragile and yet angry, seeking clarity clouded by confusion, seeking to belong without belonging, comes the story of three unlikely friends isolated in a small rural town discovering what they can of life and love amid racial tensions and the recklessness of youth, in a world clouded by a dark mystery from his past.

Rotten Tomatoes Movie Reviews

TOMATOMETER

50%
  • Reviews Counted: 6
  • Fresh: 3
  • Rotten: 3
  • Average Rating: 5.8/10

Top Critics' Reviews

Fresh: Despite [the movie's] issues, Doron has no trouble capturing the haunting grace of place and people and the harsh realities faced by "The Lesser Blessed." – Betsy Sharkey, Los Angeles Times, Jun 6, 2013

Fresh: [Doron] has assembled a uniformly solid cast, starting with an impressive debut by Evans, whose brown eyes are both soulful and watchful. It's a performance that commands our attention and empathy. – Bruce Demara, Toronto Star, May 30, 2013

Rotten: Part of the long march of misunderstood movie adolescents that leads from the frozen Canadian North straight down to James Dean's Los Angeles in Rebel Without a Cause. – Geoff Pevere, Globe and Mail, May 31, 2013

Read More About This Movie On Rotten Tomatoes

Customer Reviews

It was okay

I just wish they would've had Adam butcher in the movie more, AKA Darcy. He's such an underrated actor and it's especially a shame that he didn't get that much attention from the movie Dog Pound

A story that needs to be told

This is a story that is very relevant, very true emotionally, and despite the dark content, very hopeful. It is the most non-judgmental interpretation of the intercultural high school experience I've ever seen. And the story of healing is not bound to any age group or ethnic background. This is a story that is long overdue.

The Lesser Blessed
View in iTunes
  • $9.99
  • Genre: Drama
  • Released: 2012

Customer Ratings