The Whales Hunters

Institute History

  • 1983 Directors Lab


A drama of two people seeking identity and meaning in their lives: a young woman photographer on her husband's anthropological expedition to an ancient Indian whaling village: and an angry defiant young Indian fisherman with whom she falls in love. It is a story of physical courage and spiritual struggle, imbedded in the Indian's ritual combat with the whale, and the woman's validation of her own existence.


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