The Savage Innocents

The Savage Innocents

Director: Baccio Bandini, Nicholas Ray Cast: Anthony Quinn, Yoko Tani

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Overview

Anthony Quinn added Eskimo to the many ethnic types he portrayed on film with this drama about a clash of cultures from director Nicholas Ray. Inuk (Quinn) is a typical Eskimo hunter, living proudly as his ancestors did, eking out an existence on the frozen Canadian tundra. When Inuk takes his wife and mother-in-law to a trading post to exchange furs, the family meets a friendly priest (Marco Guglielmi). In time-honored Eskimo custom, Inuk offers the missionary his wife's sexual favors. Offended by the man's rejection, Inuk kills him. Having broken Western law, Inuk is pursued by two Mounties (Peter O'Toole and Carlo Giustini). Slowed down by his wife's elderly mother, he sends the woman out on the ice to perish, another of his people's ancient traditions. The police capture Inuk, but the lawmen and their prisoner encounter severe weather. The Savage Innocents (1959) was the feature debut of actor O'Toole, who objected to the overdubbing of his voice in the finished film.

Product Details

Release Date: 06/27/2017
UPC: 0887090134811
Original Release: 1960
Source: Olive Films
Region Code: 1
Time: 1:50:00
Sales rank: 24,297

Cast & Crew

Performance Credits
Anthony Quinn Inuk
Yoko Tani Asiak
Francis de Wolff Boss of Trade Post
Marie Yang Powtee
Andy Ho Anarvik
Peter O'Toole First Trooper
Kaida Horiuchi Imina
Yvonne Shima Lulik
Lee Montague Itti
Marco Guglielmi Missionary
Anthony Chin Kidak
Anna May Wong Hiko
Michael Chow Undik
Ed Devereaux Pilot
Carlo Giustini Second Trooper

Technical Credits
Baccio Bandini Director
Nicholas Ray Director,Screenwriter
Don Ashton Art Director
Jack Atcheler Camera Operator
Dario Cecchi Art Director
Peter Hennessy Cinematographer
Joseph Janni Producer
Ralph Kemplen Editor
Angelo Francesco Lavagnino Score Composer
Maleno Malenotti Producer
Vittorio Nino Novarese Costumes/Costume Designer
Geoffrey Rodway Makeup
Eraldo Da Roma Editor
Hans Ruesch Screenwriter
Franco Solinas Screenwriter
Aldo Tonti Cinematographer
Douglas Wilkinson Consultant/advisor

Scene Index

Disc #1 -- The Savage Innocents
1. Chapter 1
2. Chapter 2
3. Chapter 3
4. Chapter 4
5. Chapter 5
6. Chapter 6
7. Chapter 7
8. Chapter 8
9. Chapter 9

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