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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...

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Directed by

Robert J. Flaherty

Written by

Robert J. Flaherty (Screenplay)

Runtime

79 minutes

Country

Canada

Language

English

Tagline

A story of life and love in the actual Arctic.

Cast

Keywords

ice silent film winter canada fishing quebec arctic kayak inuit walrus harpoon polar zone husky

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