Nunavut Animation Lab: Lumaajuuq

This animated short is a tragic and twisted story about the dangers of revenge. A cruel mother mistreats her son, feeding him dog meat and forcing him to sleep in the cold. A loon, who tells the boy that his mother blinded him, helps the child regain his eyesight. Then the boy seeks revenge, releasing his mother’s lifeline as she harpoons a whale and watching her drown. Based on a portion of the epic Inuit legend “The Blind Boy and the Loon.”

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Film Credits

director
Alethea Arnaquq-Baril
writer
Alethea Arnaquq-Baril
animator
Alethea Arnaquq-Baril
Daniel Gies
narration
Rachelle White Wind
soundscape
Daniel Gies
Alexis O'Hara
sound design
Daniel Gies
sound edit
Daniel Gies
sound mix
Serge Boivin
producer
Debbie Brisebois
Derek Mazur

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