Ordinary Magic (1993)

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Drama about a 15-year-old orphan who, upon the death of his parents, goes to live with his aunt in a small Ontario town. He discovers that for many years his parents lived in India fighting social injustice. When his aunt receives an eviction notice, he takes his parent's example of passive resistance, and he and his aunt go on hunger strike.

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