Nanook Of The North : A Story Of Life And Love Essay

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Today, I would like to discuss about Nanook of the North (also known as Nanook of the North: A Story Of Life and Love In the Actual Arctic). Nanook of the North is a 1922 American silent documentary film by Robert J. Flaherty, with elements of docudrama, at a time when the concept of separating films into documentary and drama did not yet exist. In my paper, I would like to point out two things, the background and the crew of this film. The second one is the Cinematography in Nanook of the North.
The first part, I would like to introduce the Director and Cinematography of Nanook of the North, he is Robert J. Flaherty. Besides, his production crew included screenplay- Frances H. Flaherty (idea), music- Rudolf Schramm (1947 version); film editing- Charles Gelb; Herbert Edwards (1947 version). Cast: Allakariallak (Nanook), Nyla (Herself, Nanook 's wife, the smiling one), Cunayou (Herself, Nanook 's wife), Allee (Himself, Nanook 's son), Allegoo (Himself, Nanook 's son), Berry Kroeger (Narrator (1939 re-release). In a year, Flaherty and his staffs followed the lives of of Nanook, an Eskimo (Inuit), and his family. Describes the trading, hunting, fishing and migrations of a group barely touched by industrial technology in northern Quebec, Canada. When watching this movie, the viewers feel the depth of Flaherty 's bond to the resourceful Inuits, and theirs to him in terms of the life in the film. No outsider focusing on exotic strangeness, the director literally knew the…

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