Nanook of the North

Nanook of the North

Directed by Robert Flaherty • 1922 • United States

Robert Flaherty’s classic film tells the story of Inuit hunter Nanook and his family as they struggle to survive in the harsh conditions of Canada’s Hudson Bay region. Enormously popular when released in 1922, NANOOK OF THE NORTH is a cinematic milestone that continues to enchant audiences. Criterion is proud to present the original director’s cut, restored to the proper frame rate and tinted according to Flaherty’s personal print.

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Nanook of the North
  • Nanook of the North

    Directed by Robert Flaherty • 1922 • United States

    Robert Flaherty’s classic film tells the story of Inuit hunter Nanook and his family as they struggle to survive in the harsh conditions of Canada’s Hudson Bay region. Enormously popular when released in 1922, NANOOK OF THE NORTH is a cinematic ...

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  • Flaherty and Film

    Excerpts from the television documentary FLAHERTY AND FILM, featuring interviews with filmmaker Robert Flaherty’s widow and NANOOK OF THE NORTH coeditor Frances Flaherty