1921-1930DocumentaryEthnographic CinemaRobert J. FlahertySilentUSA

Robert J. Flaherty – Nanook of the North (1922) (HD)

In this silent predecessor to the modern documentary, film-maker Robert J. Flaherty spends one year following the lives of Nanook and his family, Inuit living in the Arctic Circle. (IMDb)

This docudrama, filmed in the frozen northern reaches of Canada and Russia, depicts some of the technical difficulties that filmmaker Robert Flaherty encountered when he staged scenes for his 1922 silent film Nanook of the north. It shows how he initially clashes with the Inuit culture, but eventually a friendship develops with the protagonist, Nanook, and the rest of the community.

3.67GB | 1h 18mn | 960×720 | mkv


Subtitles:English Intertitles

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