Land of the Long Day

Land of the Long Day

| 37 min

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This short documentary journeys to Baffin Island. For four months in the summer, the Arctic has continuous daylight. During this time, provisions must be made for the long dark winter ahead. Idlouk, an Inuit hunter, recounts his experiences living in this northern land, where he hunts seal, walrus, whales and polar bears, among other animals. His wife, children and elderly parents each have their own work to do in their unending struggle to survive in this harsh land.

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  • director
    Douglas Wilkinson
  • script
    Douglas Wilkinson
  • producer
    Michael Spencer
  • photography
    Jean Roy
  • sound
    Clarke Daprato
  • editing
    Victor Jobin
  • sound editing
    Kenneth Heeley-Ray
  • narrator
    John Drainie
  • music
    Louis Applebaum

  • Stephen F.

    Loved watching this video and seeing how family members contributed to their livelihood.

    Stephen F., 25 Jul 2021
  • Nathaniel

    A great video! I would love to move to the Arctic and live like that... I loved the stubborn dogs refusing to get out the boat to go for a <a href="">long sledge run</a>, reminds me of my dog first thing in the morning, she hates getting out of bed this time of year lol

    Nathaniel, 14 Nov 2013
  • pkalluk

    The movie brought lot of memories.

    pkalluk, 21 Feb 2011