Edward Forester is a genetic researcher, intent on breeding primate hybrids. But his experiments take a strange turn when he succeeds in breeding a human/gorilla hybrid. He hides the ... See full summary »
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Klaus Maria Brandauer
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In 1922 the first documentary in the genre sense came on the big screen, _Nanook of the North_ (1922). Kabloonak is the story of the making of this movie for which the story was partially stage by his director 'Robert Flaherty'.
Adamie Quasiak Inukpuk,
Seporah Q. Ungalaq
Edward Forester is a genetic researcher, intent on breeding primate hybrids. But his experiments take a strange turn when he succeeds in breeding a human/gorilla hybrid. He hides the results of the experiment, adopting the child, and helps Gor to speak and blend into society. But Gor can't help being what he is, and tragedy and revelations are the ultimate result. Written by
I was so intrigued with this movie as it blew me away. This is truly a movie before its time. This may be why we have not seen it since the mid 90's.
I first saw "First born" around 1996-97 on a late night satellite tv channel. It brings a flood of questions on the possibilities having to do with genetics. I have tried to find this compelling movie, to see it again.
I hope it will be shown again soon. Why not continue with a "First Born II".
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