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Man of Aran

  • Release Date: Oct 18, 1934
  • Runtime: 1 hr. 14 min.
  • Genres: Documentary
  • Director:Robert Flaherty

Synopsis

Nonfiction filmmaking pioneer Robert Flaherty's first sound feature elaborates on themes presented in his two previous major works, Nanook of the North and Moana. In all four of his major features, including Louisiana Story, Flaherty explored the relationship of man to his natural environment. This film was shot between 1931 and 1933 on the Aran Islands, west of Ireland's Galway Bay. Flaherty's screen "family" was actually composed of three unrelated islanders chosen for their photogenic appeal: Colman...more

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