Zacharias Kunuk (b. 1957, Kapuivik near Igloolik) won the Camera d’or at Cannes 2001 for Isuma’s first feature, Atanarjuat The Fast Runner.
The strangers from Greenland sit in the snow house of Avva, a shaman. Avva introduces his family to the visitors. The scene is tense, with silences that are awkward or watchful. Avva puffs on his pipe.
Inuktituuliqtauvalliajut suli. Inukitut syllabics translation of this site is a work in progress.
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