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This film shows the inspiration, often related to belief in the supernatural, behind Inuit sculpture. The Inuit's approach to the work is to release the image the artist sees imprisoned in the rough stone. The film centres on an old legend about the carving of the image of a sea spirit to bring food to a hungry camp.

Director: John Feeney
Writing: John Feeney
Editing: John Feeney
Producer: Tom Daly
Photography: Patrick Carey
Photography: Colin Low
Photography: Wally Gentleman
Sound: George Croll
Sound: Stuart Baker
Voice and Narration: George Whalley
Music: Maurice Blackburn

The Living Stone

1958, Feeney, John

53 min 51 s

 

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