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BASKAVÍGIN: THE SLAYING OF THE BASQUE WHALERS

Baskavígin

Directed by Aitor Aspe
Spain, Iceland, 2016
Documentary, Drama, History

Synopsis

In June 1615 Icelandic scholar Jón Gudmundsson the Learned awaits the arrival of 86 Basque whalers to the shores of northern Iceland. What he doesn’t know is that their journey will be fraught with peril, and that many of them will eventually be slaughtered in one of the biggest massacres in Iceland

Synopsis

In June 1615 Icelandic scholar Jón Gudmundsson the Learned awaits the arrival of 86 Basque whalers to the shores of northern Iceland. What he doesn’t know is that their journey will be fraught with peril, and that many of them will eventually be slaughtered in one of the biggest massacres in Iceland

Baskavígin: The Slaying of the Basque WhalersDirected byAitor Aspe

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Awards & Festivals

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San Sebastián International Film Festival
2016

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