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Far North

  • 2007
  • UK/France
  • 89 min
  • 15
  • Directed by: Asif Kapadia
  • Written by: Asif Kapadia, Tim Miller, Sara Maitland (story)
  • Cast: Michelle Yeoh, Michelle Krusiec, Sean Bean

Adapted from short story True North by Sara Maitland, Far North delivers a slow-burning evocation of lives lived against the odds on the freezing wastelands of the inhospitable Arctic Tundra. Cursed from birth by a shaman, Savia (Yeoh) and her adoptive daughter Anja (Krusiec) nurse frozen soldier Yoki (Bean) back to health, only to trigger a shockingly violent and macabre finale.

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Far North

11 Dec 20084 stars

(15) 89min After an auspicious debut with The Warrior, writer-director Asif Kapadia went to Hollywood with disastrous results in the form of super-lame Sarah Michelle Gellar horror flick The Return. Adapted from the short story True North by Sara…

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