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INTERNATIONAL PUBLIC RELATIONS

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ELECTRONIC FILM STILLS

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MORE INFO ON ISUMA

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PRAISE FOR ATANARJUAT

"A genuine delight.... a spectacular achievement"
Andrew Pulver, The Guardian

"An astonishing epic film"
Roger Ebert, Chicago Sun-Times

"Ravishing"
Dennis Lim, Village Voice

"A milestone...a fascinating cultural document"
Liam Lacey, The Globe and Mail

"Un film d'une singulière beauté"
Jean-Michel Frodon, Le Monde

"The locations are unsparingly harsh and beautiful. The camera work is stunning. The performances, all by Inuits, have a simple power that strikes us straight between the eyes, as fast and true as an arrow"
Nigel Andrews, The Financial Times of London

"Lyrical, fablelike"
A.O. Scott, New York Times

"Thousand year old tale of festering evil on the frozen tundra should find a warm welcome worldwide"
Lisa Nesselson, Variety

"Enthralling... The movie's ritual world is astonishing"
Brian D. Johnson, Maclean's

"Creates another planet to unfamiliar eyes.... One of the most erotic Canadian films ever"
Katrina Onstad, The National Post

"Un plaisir rare, celui de la totale nouveauté"
Thomas Sotinel, Le Monde

"Fills the screen with stunning images bathed in pink-blue northern light and performances of beautiful spontaneity"
SF Said, London Daily Telegraph