SHARE

Film crews were in Iqaluit and Apex, Nunavut, in April to capture scenes for Two Lovers & A Bear, the upcoming feature film by academy award-nominated director kim Nguyen, of montreal. It’s a story about the Great North, resilience, paradoxes, humanity, struggles and love.

Tatiana Maslany and Dane DeHaan (on the skidoo) on the shoot for Two Lovers & A Bear.© Philippe Bossé
Tatiana Maslany and Dane DeHaan (on the skidoo) on the shoot for Two Lovers & A Bear.© Philippe Bossé

Tatiana maslany, 29, star of the Canadian science fiction series Orphan Black, and American actor Dane DeHaan, 29, who has starred in a string of successful u.S. feature films over the last five years, play the two lead roles. maslany plays the role of a young Inuk woman, and DeHaan a non-Inuk, who has a rare gift: the ability to speak to polar bears. Set in a small, modern town, the struggle against the elements, the vastness, the emptiness and the harsh cold is a reflection of the two characters inner struggles.

The cast also includes a “talking white bear” and more than 50 Nunavummiut in small roles.

SHARE
Previous articleA Photographic Legacy
Next articleIgniting the Fire Within