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Qivitoq

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Qivitoq

Release Date: November 06, 1956

Year    :   1956
Slogan    :   «»
Genres    :   Adventure, Drama
Production Companies    :   Nordisk Film
Director    :   Erik Balling
Producers    :   
Writers    :   Leck Fischer
RunTime    :   119 mins.

A young teacher, Eva Nygaard, arrives in Greenland from Denmark to surprise her fiance, the Doctor Erik Halsøe, but is crushed to find he has not waited for her and he is about to be married to his assisting nurse. Eva travels to a small fishing village to await the next ship back to Denmark. There she enters into a tense and often confrontational relationship with Jens, a quiet moody Dane who manages a trading company outpost. Meanwhile, Jens is trying to persuade a Greenlander named Pavia to become a company fisherman, despite Pavia's fear of alienating his fellow villagers and upsetting the spirit, Qivitoq.




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