Daily Archives: 10 April, 2014


Nanook Of The North (1922)

There is a scene in Robert J. Flaherty’s Nanook Of The North that represents all of its authenticity and controversy at the same time. Nanook, the great Inuit hunter of northern Canada, has just caught a seal under the thick ice. He found its breathing hole, stalked it, then darted his harpoon straight down. For…

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