30.09. - 09.10.2021

The Journey to Greenland France 2016 | 98 min | OV with German subtitles | Colour | FF 2016

Sébastien Betbeder

Sebastien Betbeder (*1975) studied at the Ecole des Beaux Arts in Bordeaux. He became known in Germany with his generational portrait Deux Automnes, Trois Hivers (Filmfest Hamburg 2013) which wonseveral awards.

rated for 0 + years
Kullorsuaq, a village in Northern Greenland, population 444. Two actors, both called Thomas, travel from Paris to the extremely remote ice desert to visit Nathan, the father of one of the Thomases. The elderly gentleman has lived for years in this archaic place where time seems to have stood still and people go on seal hunts just like their ancestors did. For the two slightly flaky creatives, encountering the Inuit community and their rules is something of a culture shock: no alcohol, no sewerage, raw meat. Gradually, however, they familiarize themselves with the alien culture and succumb to the inhabitants' charm – far more than they might actually like. Urbanites meet Inuits: The Journey to Greenland is a refreshing, funny culture clash comedy at the end of the world.  
Original title: Le Voyage Au Groenland
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: French
Section: Voilà!
Language and subtitles: OV with German subtitles
Director: Sébastien Betbeder
Screenplay: Sébastien Betbeder
Cast: Thomas Blanchard, Thomas Scimeca, François Chattot
Producer: Frédéric Dubreuil
Director of Photography: Sébastien Godefroy
Music: Minizza
Production Design:
Editor: Céline Canard
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: Cercamon
Production: Envie de Tempête Productions
Contact: Sebastien Chesneau, Cercamon:


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