The Journals of Knud Rasmussen (2006)

Director
Norman Cohn; Zacharias Kunuk; Carol Kunnuk

Main cast
Pakak Innuksuk; Leah Angutimarik; Neeve Irngaut; Natar Ungalaaq; Samueli Ammaq

Genres
Documentary

Description
Based on the journal of Knud Rasmussen's "Great Sled Journey" of 1922 across arctic Canada. The film is shot from the perspective of the Inuit, showing their traditional beliefs and lifestyle. It tells the story of the last great Inuit shaman and his beautiful and headstrong daughter; the shaman must decide whether to accept the Christian religion that is converting the Inuit across Greenland.


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