The fast runner = Atanarjuat

Call Number



Widescreen version.


Inuktitut dialogue, English subtitles.


Natar Ungalaaq, Sylvia Ivalu, Peter Henry Arnatsiaq, Lucy Tulugarjuk, Madeline Ivalu, Pauloosie Qulitalik, Eugene Ipkarnak, Pakak Innuksuk.

Publication Information

Culver City, Calif. : Columbia TriStar Home Entertainment, 2003.


Originally produced as a motion picture in 2001.

Special features: theatrical trailers.

A small nomadic community is cursed by an unknown shaman. When Atanarjuat falls in love with a woman already promised to the son of the clan's leader, he has to fight for her. She is won by Atanarjuat and the leader plots to attack him in his sleep. Escaping, he sets off running across the ice, embarking on a harrowing adventure of survival in the brutal wilderness. He returns stronger and wiser to reclaim his life and stop the curse that has divided his people.

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