The Cinema Club
Uh oh! Your Internet browser is outdated and cannot run the Cinema Club's website. In addition to obstructing your experience here, viewing other websites using this browser is not only limiting for you, but it also opens your computer to security risks. In order to view this site, and to protect your computer, please upgrade to a modern browser of your choice:
Google Chrome   or   Mozilla Firefox
(Worry not– it's quick, safe and free, and you won't regret it!)

The Necessities of Life

102 minutes
  • Canada
Official website  
1950s, Far North: the spread of tuberculosis forced many Inuit to go to various Canadian cities for treatment. Tivii (Natar Ungalaaq, Atanarjuat: the Fast Runner) is taken to a sanatorium in Quebec City. Uprooted, far from his loved ones and faced with a completely alien world, he finds himself unable to communicate with anyone. When his nurse, Carole (
94% - Apr 25, 2010
99% - Apr 11, 2010
94% - Mar 14, 2010
The Necessities of Life © 2008
IFC Films