Nanook of the North

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In the early 1920s Flaherty spent time in the Arctic among Eskimos, amassing material on their way of life. The result was Nanook of the North, one of the most celebrated and sensitive ethnographic documentaries ever made.
“Flaherty's cinema is as far removed from the theatrical tradition as it can possibly be. His screen is not a stage to which the action of a story is brought, but rather a magical opening in the theatre wall, through which one may look out to the wide world: overseeing and overhearing the intimate things of common life which only the camera and microphone of the film artist can reveal.”

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