Passage - DVD
The news shook the English-speaking world. Celebrated British explorer Sir
John Franklin and his crew perished in the Arctic during an ill-fated attempt
to discover the Northwest Passage. More shocking, they had descended into
madness and cannibalism.
The report came from John Rae, a Scottish doctor working for the Hudson's Bay Company. But Rae’s horrific news did not sit well with Franklin’s widow, Lady Franklin, or with Charles Dickens. They waged a bitter campaign that would discredit Rae and mark the Inuit people with the horrifying label of murderous cannibals.
Passage is a story of incredible sacrifice, stunning distortion of the truth and single-minded obsession. It challenges the way we look at history.
2009, 113 min 06 s
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