DVD & Blu-ray review: Village at the End of the World (E)
Sarah Gavron, David Katznelson DVD/Blu-ray (76mins)
Friday 05 July 2013
“Being a teenager can be quite lonely,” and it's certainly a tad desolate for bright 18-year-old Lars in Niaqornat, a remote Inuit hamlet without internet cafes, restaurants and hotels.
The small Greenland community is crumbling as there's little work, families are moving out – by helicopter – and the local school has only eight pupils left. However, the fishing village have a bold plan to re-open the local fish-processing factory. A beautifully photographed documentary and a quietly seething comment on climate change.
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