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Thule - Furthest Outpost

Jørgen Roos, Denmark, 1968

27 min.DK/Documentary

At Thule - in the extreme north of Greenland - there still live approximately 600 polar Eskimos. When the American air base was built here, they were moved from their original settlement to the newly built Danish government town of K'anak. Although they eame a livelihood by hunting and fishing, they are a minority obviously threatened with extinction. This film is a documentary description of the life of these Eskimos under these merciless conditions, which were made even worse in 1968 when hunting and fishing were forbidden in the district because the crash of an American airplane carrying an H-bomb.
Basic information Credits Festivals & awards
Original title Ultima Thule
Danish title Ultima Thule
Other titles Thule - Furthest Outpost
Keywords Greenland, Qaanaaq, Inuits, Living conditions, 1960-1969, Greenlanders, Thule
Director Jørgen Roos
Screenplay Jørgen Roos
Director of Photography Jørgen Roos
Editor Jørgen Roos
Sound Jørgen Roos
Composer Ole Christiansen
Production country Denmark
Production companies Jørgen Roos Film
Domestic distribution Statens Filmcentral
Technical info color, Sound

Companies

Production companies Jørgen Roos Film
Commissioned by Kortfilmrådet
Domestic distribution Statens Filmcentral

Direction

Direction Jørgen Roos

Script

Script Jørgen Roos
Script and commentary Jørgen Roos

Cinematography

Cinematography Jørgen Roos

Editing

Editing Jørgen Roos

Music

Music Ole Christiansen

Sound

Sound Jørgen Roos

Voiceover

Voiceover Ib Rehné

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