The Face of the High Arctic

The Face of the High Arctic

| 12 min

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This short documentary studies the geological evolution that has gone on for millions of years in the High Arctic. Following the evidence of glaciers that have advanced and receded, the film also traces life forms that have changed with the climate.

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The Face of the High Arctic, Dalton Muir, provided by the National Film Board of Canada

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  • director
    Dalton Muir
  • camera
    Dalton Muir
  • producer
    Hugh O'Connor
  • executive producer
    Tom Daly
  • commentary
    Strowan Robertson
  • editing
    William Greaves
  • narrator
    Michael Kane
  • music
    Robert Fleming

  • sixam

    I love the music on this film. It is wistful and reflects contrasting perspectives of the Arctic landscape: At times it is viewed as either beautiful or bleak. I especially like the crescendo at about the seventh minute.

    sixam, 29 Jul 2014
  • Nathaniel

    Some absolutely wonderful sense... and I would truly love to go dog sledging across the lot! And maybe even take a few friends on a <a href="">sledging trip</a> with me :)

    Nathaniel, 14 Nov 2013
  • rontros

    Excellent film!

    rontros, 19 Jul 2013
  • Oneriver

    This is my favourite NFB film. It is a fantastic look into how the arctic was portrayed to Canadians. Note how evil everything is made out to be. No wonder we neglected the arctic for so long.

    Oneriver, 4 Dec 2010

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