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"I can't give up on her. I can't say goodbye. I love that dog so much. "
―Aningaaq deciding whether he should put Naanak out of her misery.

Naanak was Aningaaq's dog. 

Short FilmEdit

Naanak was apparently very old, sick and in great pain. It was seen in the short film and heard in Gravity. Aningaaq was asking Dr. Stone whether he should put Naanak out of her misery by shooting her. Because she could not understand Greenlandic, she did not answer, but Aningaaq eventually decided to kill Naanak. 

Signifigance and SymbolismEdit

  • Aningaaq said that he could not let go of her because he loved the dog so much. This mirrored Stone's own conflict with whether or not she should go on living after her daughter's death. 
  • Naanak provided the theme of both the short film and the movie: That you must move on with your life in order to regain your happiness.