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Nanook of the North (1922)

U 06/11/1922 (US) DocumentaryAdventure 1h 19m

A story of life and love in the actual Arctic.


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 landscape of the Great White North, far removed from conventional civilization.

  1. Robert J. Flaherty

    Director, Screenplay

Top Billed Cast

  1. Allakariallak


  2. Nyla

    Nanook's Wife

  3. Cunayou

    Nanook's Daughter

  4. Allegoo

    Nanook's Son

  5. Allee

    Nanook's Son

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Nanook of the North
Nanook of the North

Status Released

Original Language English

Budget $53,000.00

Revenue -


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