la Biennale di Venezia
Main Visual Sezione Cinema EN (new)


70th Venice International Film Festival

Director: Alberto Barbera

28th August > 7th September 2013


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Aningaaq, an Inuit fisherman camping on the ice over a frozen fjord, talks through a two way radio with a dying astronaut who is stranded in space, 500 kilometers above earth. Even though he doesn’t speak English and she doesn’t speak Greenlandic, they manage to have a conversation about dogs, babies, life and death.
6 September 14:30 - Sala Perla 6 September 20:00 - Sala Perla 2 7 September 14:30 - Sala Perla ORIZZONTI Aningaaq by Jonas Cuarón - USA, 7'
language: Greenlandic, English - s/t English, Italian
Orto Ignatiussen, Lajla Lange, Maligiaq Fredeik, Lange Siegstad, Sandra Bullock (voice)
Director’s Statement
Aningaaq is a film about the need for companionship, about how communication can transcend language, and about how a human connection can bring comfort even when faced with death.