In 1840, two isolated Inuit families reunite in celebration after many years of separation. These tribes have never met any white people, although rumours circulate about them. When Ninioq, an old woman, her best friend, Kuutujuuk, and her grandson, Maniq leave camp to dry fish on a remote island a strange illness attacks the camp. After the death of Kuutujuuk, Ninioq and her grandson are left alone in the world and most find the means and the will to survive. Watch this complete film on iTunes.
Co-directors: Marie-helene Cousineau & Madeline Piujuk Ivalu
Producer: Kunuk Cohn Productions, Igloolik Isuma Productions
Year of Production: 2008
World sales: Isuma Distribution International
Available on iTunes