Atanarjuat (Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner) (2001)

 

 

Director:     Zacharias Kunuk.

Starring:     Natar Ungalaaq (Atanarjuat), Sylvia Ivalu (Atuat), Peter-Henry Arnatsiaq (Oki), Lucy Tulugarjuk (Puja), Madeline Ivalu (Panikpak), Pauloosie Qulitalik (Qulitalik / A shaman), Eugene Ipkarnak (Sauri, the chief), Pakak Innuksuk (Amaqjuaq), Neeve Irngaut (Uluriaq), Abraham Ulayuruluk (Tungajuaq), Apayata Kotierk (Kumaglak), Mary Qulitalik (Niriuniq), Luke Taqqaugaq (Pittiulak), Alex Uttak (Pakak), Eric Nutarariaq (Young Sauri).

first feature film written, directed and acted entirely in Inuktitut; it tells an Inuit legend

 

Spoiler Warning:  below is a summary of the entire film. 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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