Once Upon a River

Once Upon a River

A FILM BY: Haroula Rose
WRITTEN BY: Bonnie Jo Campbell (novel), Haroula Rose (screenplay)
STARRING: Kenadi DelaCerna, John Ashton, Tatanka Means

Based on the best-selling novel by Bonnie Jo Campbell, ​Once Upon A River ​is the story of Native American teenager Margo Crane (Kenadi DelaCerna) in 1970s rural Michigan who after enduring a series of traumas and tragedies, 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.

“There’s a lot to love about ONCE UPON A RIVER. Kenadi DelaCerna absolutely shines.” — Film Threat
“Gorgeously lensed.” — CinemaFemme

Technical Information

Production Year: 2019
Country of Origin: United States
Language: English
Run Time: 92 mins
Format: Digital