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Atanarjuat [videorecording] = The fast runner / Igloolik Isuma Productions presents a National Film Board of Canada co-production ; producers, Paul Apak Angilirq, Norman Cohn, Zacharias Kunuk ; writer, Paul Apak Angilirq ; director, Zacharias Kunuk.

Available copies

  • 2 of 2 copies available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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Summary:

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.
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library DVD FIC FAS (Text) 33892004536513 Adult DVDs DVD None 10/27/2006 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1404923039
  • Physical Description: 1 videodisc (161 min.) : sound, color ; 4 3/4 in.
  • Edition: Widescreen version (1.85:first).
  • Publisher: Culver City, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, 2003.

Content descriptions

General Note:
Originally produced as a motion picture in 2001.
Special features: theatrical trailers.
Creation/Production Credits Note:
Director of photography, Norman Cohn ; editors, Zacharias Kunuk, Norman Cohn, Marie-Christine Sarda ; original music, Chris Crilly ; design, James Ungalaaq.
Photography, Norman Cohn ; editors, Zacharias Kunuk, Norman Cohn, Marie-Christine Sarda ; original music, Chris Crilly.
Participant or Performer Note:
Natar Ungalaaq, Sylvia Ivalu, Peter Henry Arnatsiaq, Lucy Tulugarjuk, Madeline Ivalu, Pauloosie Qulitalik, Eugene Ipkarnak, Pakak Innuksuk.
Summary, etc.:
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.
Target Audience Note:
MPAA rating: R; for some sexuality/nudity and violence.
Additional Physical Form available Note:
Also issued on VHS.
System Details Note:
DVD, 5.1 Dolby digital, Region 1 encoding.
Language Note:
Inuktitut dialogue, English and French subtitles.
Closed captioned for the hearing impaired.
Subject: Inuit > Social life and customs > Drama.
Indians > Social life and customs > Drama.
Man-woman relationships > Drama.
Wilderness survival > Drama.
Motion pictures, Inuktitut.
Genre: Feature films.
Foreign films.
Video recordings for the hearing impaired.

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