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6 Ratings


Directed by Erik Balling
Denmark, 1956
Drama, Romance, Family


The movie was filmed entirely on location in Greenland. In semi-documentary fashion, the story details the relationship between the Danes and the Eskimos, and with the ancient superstitions that govern the behaviour of both.

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Awards & Festivals

Academy Awards

1957 | Nominee: Best Foreign Language Film

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