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Atanarjuat the Fast Runner

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MPAA Rating: R
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Director: Zacharias Kunuk

``Atanarjuat, The Fast Runner'' is an epic film made by and about the Inuit peoples of the Canadian arctic, telling a story of a crime that ruptures the trust within a closely knit group, and how justice is achieved and healing begins. Director Zacharias Kunuk and his writer, Paul Apak Angilin, collected oral versions of an Inuit legend from several elders, collated them into a story, submitted the story to the elders for suggestions and then filmed it as a collaborative expression.

Cast :

  • Natar Ungalaaq
  • Atanarjuat
  • Sylvia Ivalu
  • Atuat
  • Peter-Henry Arnatsiaq
  • Oki
  • Lucy Tulugarjuk
  • Puja
  • Pakkak Innushuk
  • Amaqjuaq
  • Madeline Ivalu
  • Panikpak
  • Paul Qulitalik
  • Qulitalik
  • Pauloosie Qulitalik
  • Qulitalik / A shaman
  • Eugene Ipkarnak
  • Sauri
Producers :
Paul Apak Angilirq , Norman Cohn , Zacharias Kunuk
Writers :

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