Last Kings of the Arctic

Sitting on top of the earth is one of the most inhospitable environments on the planet. There are no trees just nine months of winter per year and temperatures that can fall to -70 degrees.

Up on the roof of the world, isolated, desolate and constantly swept by Arctic winds there are a few men who have learned to survive in this intense and frozen world. We call these men the ’Kings of the Arctic’. From up high they watch as the rest of humanity causes the global warming which is slowly attacking their own territory. Some of them dream of finding gold or petrol beneath their feet whilst others prepare to go hunting hoping to ensure the survival of their clan…


  • Year: 2014
  • Duration: 47 mins
  • Production: Via Decouvertes
  • Director: Christophe Cousin
  • Available Versions: ENG, FRA
  • Country of production: France



  • Matsalu Nature Film Festival (Estonia). Green Film Festival Seoul

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