Maliglutit (Searchers)

Nunavut, circa 1913. Kuanana returns from a caribou hunt to discover his wife and daughter kidnapped, and the rest of his family slaughtered. His father’s spirit helper, the loon Kallulik, sets him on course to overturn fate and reunite his family.

Directors | Zacharias Kunuk
Co‐Director | Natar Ungalaaq
Producers | Zacharias Kunuk + Jonathan Frantz + Cara Di Staulo
Country | Canada
Year | 2016
Category | Feature Drama
Duration | 94 minutes
Language | Inuktitut
Subtitle | English
Unclassified 18+

Maliglutit (Searchers)


Maliglutit (Searchers)

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The film is set in Northern Canada in 1913. Inspired by the John Ford film The Searchers, an Inuit woman and her daughter are kidnapped by three Inuit men, while her husband and son are away. The Inuit husband sets out on a journey to find his family and punish the perpetrators. Duration: 94min | […]

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