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The Savage Innocents (1960) was a Adventure - Crime Film directed by Nicholas Ray and produced by Maleno Malenotti.

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The Savage Innocents (1960)

By Beatrice on Feb 16, 2017 From Flickers in Time

The Savage Innocents Directed by Nicholas Ray Written by Nicholas Ray; adapted by Hans Ruesch, Franco Salinas, and Baccio Bandini from Ruesch’s novel 1960/France/Italy/UK Gray Films, Joseph Janni/Appia Films, etc. First viewing/Amazon Instant I know somebody out there has been secretly ye... Read full article

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Asiak: [Showing Inuk their newborn baby] It came to pass that a woman brought forth a child.
Inuk: [Not comprehending at first] How so?
[Holds up baby]
Inuk: Someone has seen bear cubs that were better looking
Asiak: He will improve as he grows, but he has everything he needs.Even a name. His name is Papik.
Inuk: How do you know his name is Papik?
Asiak: Because this useless woman likes that name.
Inuk: [laughs and plays with infant and touches its mouth, then suddenly freezes mid-air] Asiak, he has no teeth, You must have broken some taboo!
Asiak: Not to my knowledge!
Inuk: Did we see land animals together with sea animals?
Asiak: [Emphatically] Of course not!How about you breaking some taboo?Perhaps it goes to the white man?
[In reference to missionary that Inuk accidentally killed previously]
Inuk: [after prolonged silence] Maybe

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Yoko Tani was dubbed by Nikki Van der Zyl.
Screenwriter Hans Ruesch never saw an Eskimo, but based his story on the film Eskimo.
Peter O'Toole demanded that his name be removed from the film's opening and closing credits because his voice was dubbed by another actor.
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