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Atanarjuat : The Fast Runner (2003, original release: 2000)


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Published: Culver City, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, [2003], c2000
Edition:  Widescreen version (1.85:1)
Description:  1 videodisc (161 min.) : sd., col. ; 4 3/4 in
ISBN/ISSN: 1404923039,
Language:  English

Originally produced as a motion picture in 2001

Special features: theatrical trailers

Natar Ungalaaq, Sylvia Ivalu, Peter Henry Arnatsiaq, Lucy Tulugarjuk, Madeline Ivalu, Pauloosie Qulitalik, Eugene Ipkarnak, Pakak Innuksuk

A small nomadic community is cursed by an unknown shaman. When Atanarjuat falls in love with a woman already promised to the son of the clan's leader, he has to fight for her. She is won by Atanarjuat and the leader plots to attack him in his sleep. Escaping, he sets off running across the ice, embarking on a harrowing adventure of survival in the brutal wilderness. He returns stronger and wiser to reclaim his life and stop the curse that has divided his people

MPAA rating: R; for some sexuality/nudity and violence

DVD, 5.1 Dolby digital, Region 1 encoding

Inuktitut dialogue, English subtitles

Related Searches:
Indians -- Drama -- Social life and customs
Man-woman relationships -- Drama
Wilderness survival -- Drama
Feature films
Foreign films
Video recordings for the hearing impaired
Foreign films -- Canada

Additional Credits:
Angilirq, Paul Apak, 1954-1998
Cohn, Norman
Kunuk, Zacharias
Ungalaq, Natar, 1959-
Ivalu, Sylvia
Arnatsiaq, Peter Henry
Tulugarjuk, Lucy
Ivalu, Madeline
Qulitalik, Pauloosie
Ipkarnak, Eugene
Innuksuk, Pakak
Sarda, Marie-Christine
Crilly, Chris
Ungalaaq, James
Igloolik Isuma Productions
National Film Board of Canada
Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment (Firm)

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