STK-ID 1798

Shots of Inuit father and son hunting seal with rifles and harpon at water's edge in spring, men checking guns and loading them onto sleigh. Shots of Inuit and son building cache for dead seals, putting seals in cache, covering seals with rocks. Shots of seal swimming in shallow pool formed on top of ice, of seal appearing from hole in ice and disappearing through hole in ice at bottom of pool. FOLLOW MS of single seal travelling over large expanse of ice. Several shots of sea ice break-up. Numerous shots of spring terrain showing large stretches of bare land, rocks and patches of snow.


Excerpt from
Angotee / Land of the Long Day
Canadian Arctic
National Film Board
Available formats
Reel 16 mm, Digital Video Disk, Digital Bétacam
Shooting format
16mm original kodachrome
Aspect ratio
Available resolutions
720 x 486