SGAAWAAY K'UUNA

EDGE OF THE KNIFE

By Gwaai EDENSHAW, Helen HAIG-BROWN

ISUMA DISTRIBUTION INTERNATIONAL (ISUMA GROUP) - as SALES All rights, CANADA

Drama - Completed 2018


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& Awards

Toronto - TIFF 2018
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    • Year of production
    • 2018
    • Genres
    • Drama
    • Countries
    • CANADA
    • Languages
    • ENGLISH
    • Duration
    • 100 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Gwaai EDENSHAW, Helen HAIG-BROWN
    • Synopsis
    • Haida Gwaii, 1800’s. At a seasonal fishing camp two families endure conflict between the nobleman Adiits’ii and his best friend Kwa. After Adiits’ii causes the accidental death of Kwa’s son, he flees into the rainforest, descending into madness and transforming into Gaagiixid – “the Wildman.”  When the families return in the spring, they discover Adiits’ii has survived the winter. Can he be rescued and returned to his humanity? Meanwhile, Kwa wrestles with his deepest desire – revenge.
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