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  • Canada 2010
  • 5 min
  • video



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Director: Ame Papatsle
Screenplay: Ame Papatsie
Cast: Sam Tutanuak
Producers: Debbie Brisebois & Derek Mazur
Print Source: Inuit Broadcasting Corporation & National Film Board of Canada

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Outer Limits of Animation 2010   

Outer Limits of Animation 2010



Deep in the Arctic Ocean lives Qalupalik – a part-human sea monster that preys on children who do not listen to their parents or elders. That is the fate of Angutii, a young boy who refuses to help out in his family’s camp and who plays by the shoreline... until one day Qalupalik seizes him and drags him away. Angutii's father, a great hunter, must then embark on a lengthy kayak journey to try and bring his son home.

Director Ame Siqiniq Papatsie recounts this traditional tale using striking stop-motion animation with leather cutouts.

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