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Ilulissat Water Taxi Creates Trailer Parody Ad

Ilulissat Water Taxi, a company offering chartered tours of Greenland via, you guessed it, water taxi, released this tongue-in-cheek trailer parody.

Set up as a parody of the typical Hollywood trailer (complete with “In a world…”) beginning the ad for Ilulissat combines humor with footage of Greenland, while also introducing viewers to Ice Force One, the custom-built Targa 25.1/Tarfish boat built specifically for Ilulissat in 2013. The 2:15 spot has an unusual way of showing off the best features of Ilulissat while maintaining a humorous tone — such as remarking about whales, “These giants of the sea are so gracious that you will feel them connect with your soul.” The narrators take on Hollywood trailer voiceovers is also pretty spot-on, although the spot makes the leap from tongue-in-cheek to cheesy towards the end. Watch the highly unusual spot for yourself above, and head on over to Ilulissat Water Taxi’s website if you want to go see glaciers and whales and stuff.

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