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Nanook of the North


Allakariallak, Nyla, Cunayou, Allegoo View All


Robert J. Flaherty (Screenplay), Robert J. Flaherty (Director) View All

Release: Jun. 11th, 1922
Runtime: 1 hour, 19 minutes
This pioneering documentary film depicts the lives of the indigenous Inuit people of Canada's northern Quebec region. Although the production contains some fictional elements, it vividly shows how its resourceful subjects survive in such a harsh climate, revealing how they construct their igloo homes and find food by hunting and fishing. The film also captures the beautiful, if unforgiving, frozen landscape of the Great White North, far removed...
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The main theme throughout this film is the commonality of people, it was to show a way of life and people that most of us never knew.


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