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Sermiligaaq 65°54'N, 36°22'W

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Title of the film Original title: Sermiligaaq 65°54'N, 36°22'W
English title: Sermiligaaq 65°54'N, 36°22'W
Hungarian title: Sermiligaaq 65°54'N, 36°22'W

Production and shooting info Country of the production: Germany - de
Year of production: from 2006 to 2008
Year of shooting: from 2006 to 2007
Length of the film: 64 min
Colouring: colour
Recording format: HDV
Original language: inuktituk
Language of subtitle: English

Description of the content The people of East Greenland inhabit a small string of coastal land at the very edge of the biggest island of the world. Long and hard winters have always shaped daily life here, a life that has gone within a few generations from earth house to modernity, complete with helicopters, satellite TV and alcohol. This documentary shows us East Greenland today, the village in summer and winter, the family between seal hunting and computer games. It lets us experience in clear and poetical scenes normality in an extraordinary world, quietly observing events, faces, gestures that combine to form a portrait that is at the same time strange and strangely familiar. Amongst a sensational and impressive landscape, the most sensational fact, it turns out, is life itself.

Credits Director: Sophie Elixhauser
 Anni Seitz
Expert: Sophie Elixhauser
Producer: Anni Seitz
Cinematographer: Anni Seitz
Editor: Wiebke Hofmann
 Anni Seitz
Sound: Sophie Elixhauser

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Ethnicity and locality Etnic group: Inuit
Country: Greenland - gl

Tipology Type: non-fiction film
Form: documentary film

Related sciences Social science: sociology


Keyword: family
 globalization
 way of living

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