Jeg husker... Fortællinger fra Grønland

Karen Littauer, Denmark, 2002

72 min.DK/Documentary

Fourteen Greenlanders, all of whom have stories to tell, provide a fascinating portrait of a land and its people through their tales of childhood and youth. We hear about a 14-year old orphan boy who catches his first narwhale, about a boy who accidentally kills his puppy, about a woman who hears a qivittoq's (a mountain wanderer) cry of horror, about a shaman who must battle with his spirit when he decides to become a Christian ... All tales from Ammassalik, Thule and Upernavik, narrated vividly and dramatically in the tradition of Greenlandic storytelling which has developed over centuries of long, dark polar winters.
Basic information Credits Materials
Original title Jeg husker... Fortællinger fra Grønland
Danish title Jeg husker... Fortællinger fra Grønland
Other titles Fortællinger fra Grønland, Eqqaamavara
Keywords Greenlanders, Myths, Memoires, Family life, 1900-1999, Greenland
Director Karen Littauer
Director of Photography Peter Östlund
Editor Mette Esmark
Sound Jens Bangskjær, Henrik Langkilde
Composer Henrik Littauer
Production country Denmark
Domestic distribution Danske Filminstitut
International sales Magic Hour Films ApS
Technical info 35 mm, color
Danish theatrical release 06.12.2002
Cinemas Vester Vov Vov
DFI subsidy Konsulentstøtte
Danish rating Allowed for children over the age of 15
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Production company Magic Hour Films, Nuka Film
Domestic distribution Danske Filminstitut


Direction Karen Littauer
Assistant director Pauline Lumholt
Consultant Kirsten Thisted


Production Lise Lense-Møller


Cinematography Peter Östlund


Stills Jan Buus


Editing Mette Esmark


Music Henrik Littauer


Sound Jens Bangskjær
Sound Henrik Langkilde

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Consultant Kirsten Thisted

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