Edge of the Knife

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Edge of the Knife

Directed by Gwaii Edenshaw, Helen Haig-Brown

  • Canada 2018; 99 min
  • Original version: French

Synopsis

Haida Gwaii is an archipelago some 60 km off the coast of mainland British Columbia. The islands are home to the Haida, whose language is brought back from the brink of extinction and onto the big screen through this first-of-its-kind project: a feature adapted from an ancient legend and created as a community. On the shore, Adiits’ii accidentally causes the death of his friend Kwa’s son. When he flees to the forest, hunger and guilt gradually transform him into Gaagiixid, the man/monster...

Production

  • ZACHARIAS KUNUK

     

  • JONATHAN FRANTZ

     

  • CARA DI STAULO

     

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