Le Voyage d'Inuk (English title Inuk) is a Greenlandic language feature film directed by Mike Magidson and co-written by Magidson and anthropologist Jean-Michel Huctin. It is Magidson's first feature film. It premiered in Stockholm on 20 April 2010.
The "Children's Home Uummannaq" is situated 500 km north of the Arctic Circle in the small town of Uummannaq and was the source of inspiration of the two writers. The film is co-produced by Ann Andreassen, who also plays a role in the film. Anderassen has assisted with many foreign documentaries shot in Greenland. Mike Magidson had previously made two documentary movies in Greenland with her help before he and co-producer Jean-Michel Huctin decided to make a feature film. They began shooting in April 2008 in Uummannaq Bay and in Nuuk and finished in November.
Le voyage d'Inuk (Inuk) covers a journey from Greenland's south to its north as an homage to the origins of the Inuit people. It is the coming-of-age story of 16-year-old Inuk (Gaaba Petersen), who was raised in the south in Greenland's capital Nuuk, and who is torn between the violence of his alcoholic parents and his dreams of creating an Inuit rock band. He is sent to a foster