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Nanook of the North

DVD - 1998 Adult DVD / Nonfiction / General / Nanook of the North 1 On Shelf No requests on this item Community Rating: 5 out of 5

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Originally produced in 1922 as a silent motion picture.
Based on the book: My Eskimo friends / by Robert Flaherty.
Digital transfer, remastered at the visually correct speed ; orchestral score by silent film music specialist Timothy Brock ; excerpts from the 1958 documentary: Flaherty and film : Mrs. Frances Flaherty remembers Nanook of the North (8 min.) ; stills gallery of Flaherty's life in the Arctic.
Presents a documentary on the life of an Eskimo family pitting their strength against a vast and inhospitable Arctic. Juxtaposes their struggle for survival against the elements with the warmth of the little family as they go about their daily affairs.
DVD ; Full screen.
Contents: My Eskimo friends.


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Great documentary submitted by cathiek on July 11, 2011, 9:33pm If you love documentaries, you shouldn't miss this one. One of my favorites. Well worth watching.

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Criterion collection.

Claremont, Calif. : Criterion Collection,, c1998.
Year Published: 1998
Description: 1 videodisc (79 min.) : b&w ; 4 3/4 in.
Language: English
Format: DVD

1559408960 :

Flaherty, Robert Joseph, 1884-1951.
Flaherty, Frances.
Shepard, David.
Film Preservation Associates (Firm).

Eskimos -- Québec (Province)
Inuit -- Québec (Province)
Documentary films.