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176 Ratings

The Savage Innocents

Directed by Nicholas Ray
United Kingdom, France, 1960
Drama, Adventure


An Eskimo who has had little contact with white men goes to a trading post where he accidentally kills a missionary and finds himself being pursued by the police.

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The Savage Innocents Directed by Nicholas Ray

Critics reviews

Shot in 70-millimeter, “The Savage Innocents” is a haunting mix of studio and location work in northern Canada. The gorgeous cinematography is well served by Olive’s new Blu-ray. Ray’s most overtly ethnographic work, the movie flirts with a sort of simpering exoticism.
July 28, 2017
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