Heart of Light


1h 32m 1998

Brief Synopsis

In 1947 Greenland became part of Denmark, At that time King Christian X of Denmark presents a commemorative sword to the Greenlander organizer of the event. Some 50 years later it is hanging on the apartment wall of the Greenlander's son Rasmus Lynge, an Inuit hunter who is succumbing to alcoholism,

Film Details

Release Date
1998

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 32m

Synopsis

In 1947 Greenland became part of Denmark, At that time King Christian X of Denmark presents a commemorative sword to the Greenlander organizer of the event. Some 50 years later it is hanging on the apartment wall of the Greenlander's son Rasmus Lynge, an Inuit hunter who is succumbing to alcoholism, symbolic of the adverse effects of half a century of colonialism on the natives.

Film Details

Release Date
1998

Technical Specs

Duration
1h 32m

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Miscellaneous Notes

Released in United States 1999

Released in United States April 21, 2000

Released in United States Fall November 5, 1999

Released in United States January 1999

Released in United States October 1998

Released in United States on Video September 19, 2000

Shown at Denver International Film Festival (Contemporary World Cinema) October 8-15, 1998.

Shown at Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival (Regional Premieres) October 20 - November 15, 1999.

Released in United States 1999 (Shown at Fort Lauderdale International Film Festival (Regional Premieres) October 20 - November 15, 1999.)

Released in United States January 1999 (Shown at Sundance Film Festival (World Cinema) in Park City, Utah January 21-31, 1999.)

Released in United States April 21, 2000 (Laemmle's Sunset 5; Los Angeles)

Shown at Sundance Film Festival (World Cinema) in Park City, Utah January 21-31, 1999.

Released in United States on Video September 19, 2000

Released in United States October 1998 (Shown at Denver International Film Festival (Contemporary World Cinema) October 8-15, 1998.)

Released in United States Fall November 5, 1999