Atanarjuat: The Fast Runner - Misrepresented?

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  1. TheLongshot

    TheLongshot Producer

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    Interesting article:

    http://www.prospect.org/webfeatures/...w-j-02-28.html

    Basically it says that the ending of the movie (which is pacifistic), is very different from the ending of the legend (which ends in much blood and death). It makes for an interesting argument of art vs accuracy, especially when you are touting your film as documentation of oral tradition.

    It isn't anything new with Hollywood, but sometimes I wonder if they cause harm by making some changes as far as learning goes. There is enough changing that goes on during history. Why muddle it up with "artistic changes"?

    Jason
     
  2. David Brown Eyes

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    Sounds like the author just wants more blood thirsty Indians. Haven't we seen enough of that?

    His claim that the Inuit had no laws is purely BS and shows that he knows nothing about the subject and probably should not be writting about it.

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  4. Phil L

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    I just wanted to point out that Hollywood had nothing to do with making this movie.
     

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