Heart of Light
(1998, 92 min. 35mm.) GREENLAND/DENMARK/NORWAY/SWEDEN
Actors: Rasmus Lyberth as Rasmus Lynge, Vivi Nielsen as Marie
Lynge, Anda Kristiansen as The Qivittoq, Kenneth Rasmussen as
Simon and Knud Petersen as Nilsi.
Music written and performed by Rasmus Lyberth (Inughuit).
In Danish and Inuit with English subtitles.
A search into the heart of an Inughuit man whose family is being
torn apart by alcohol, violence and tragedy. This realistic tale
in which a grieving father journeys into the interior on a dangerous
hunting trip gradually becomes an odyssey into a mystical world,
guided by The Qivittoq, where Rasmus may find the strength he
needs by reconnecting with his lost traditions and his own memories.
Image credit: Both images
from Heart of Light - Courtesy of Odd-Steinar Tøllefsen