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One Day in the Life of Noah Piugattuk Image

One Day in the Life of Noah Piugattuk

True North | True North

In the northern reaches of Baffin Island in 1961, Noah (Apayata Kotierk) sets out on a traditional Inuit hunt only to run headlong into progress personified in the form of "Boss" (Kim Bodnia), an emissary who’s come to make a proposition on behalf of the Canadian government: assimilation in exchange for shelter and services. In the extended showdown that ensues, Zacharias Kunuk (Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner) crafts unhurried yet urgent cinema that’s steeped in fatalism and devastating ramifications.

Preceded By: Names for Snow

Director: Rebecca Thomassie / QC, 2018, 6 min.
Follow Rebecca Thomassie, an Inuk woman, around Kangirsuk as she learns the 52 Inuktitut words for snow. more...

Preceded By: Throat Singing in Kangirsuk

Director: Eva Kaukai, Manon Chamberland / QC, 2018, 4 min.
Eva Kaukai and Manon Chamberland practice the Inuk art of throat singing in their small village of Kangirsuk. Their mesmerizing voices carry through the four seasons of their Arctic land. more...

Director Zacharias Kunuk
Country of Origin: Canada
Year: 2019
Running Time: 113 mins
Format: DCP Unencrypted
Classification: G
Language:In Inuktitut, English with English subtitles
Related Links: Official Website | Trailer
Cast: Apayata Kotierk, Kim Bodnia, Benjamin Kunuk, Mark Taqqaugaq, Neeve Uttak, Tessa Kunuk
Producer: Zacharias Kunuk, Jonathan Frantz
Screenwriter: Zacharias Kunuk, Norman Cohn
Cinematographer: Norman Cohn, Jonathan Frantz
Editor: Norman Cohn, Jonathan Frantz
Production Design: Susan Avingaq
Music: Noah Piugattuk
Production Company: Kingulliit Productions, Isuma Productions
Distributor: Isuma Distribution International

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