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The Journals of Knud Rasmussen

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Genre:Drama
Release Date:October 8, 2006
Running time:112 minutes
Cast:Leah Angutimarik, Peter-Henry Arnatsiaq, Kim Bodnia, Jakob Cedergren, Sofie Danielsen
Director:Norman Cohn, Zacharias Kunuk
Producer:Zacharias Kunuk, Elise Lund Larsen, Vibeke Vogel
Writer:Norman Cohn, Zacharias Kunuk
Distributor:Alliance Atlantis

Web Site: http://www.isuma.ca/thejournals/en/

Description: An epic tragedy set in and around Igloolik in the 1920s, as the last great Inuit shaman and his beautiful and headstrong daughter struggle to survive the sweep of civilization that brought Christianity and commerce to the arctic and irrevocably changed Inuit life. Witnesses to their story are Danish ethnographer and explorer Knud Rasmussen and his traveling companions Therkel Mathiassen and Peter Freuchen.

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