Production Information


Length: 7min
Shot on 35mm and HDCam.
Delivery: HDCam & 35mm
Production year: 2009

A thought-provoking meditation on the seal-hunt and what it means to the traditional way of life for Inuit.

Starring internationally renowned throat singer Tanya Tagaq, and Cannes-winning filmmaker Zacharias Kunuk (Atanarjuat, The Fast Runner), Tungijuq is a cinematic and musical expression of the organic and indisputable reality of hunting in Inuit culture.

Billing block:
KUNUK COHN PRODUCTIONS   IGLOOLIK ISUMA PRODUCTIONS PRESENT
A FILM BY FÉLIX LAJEUNESSE AND PAUL RAPHAËL
“TUNGIJUQ”
STARRING TANYA TAGAQ AND ZACHARIAS KUNUK
SCREENPLAY FÉLIX LAJEUNESSE PAUL RAPHAËL TANYA TAGAQ STÉPHANE RITUIT
MUSIC TANYA TAGAQ  JESSE ZUBOT
EXECUTIVE PRODUCERS ZACHARIAS KUNUK  NORMAN COHN
PRODUCER  STÉPHANE RITUIT

BRAVO!FACT  -  Canada Council for the Arts
Kodak  -  Technicolor

contact: isuma [at] isuma [dot] ca

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