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Directed by Sara Margrethe Oskal

Norway | 2023 | 95' | Saami, Norwegian

After living for many years in Oslo, Lena moves back to Sápmi in Northern Norway with her young son to explore Sami gender in an art project. While researching in the wintry tundra, she falls in love with reindeer herder Máhtte - whose mother, the head of the family, disapproves of the relationship. As decisions from the past come to haunt her, Lena struggles to find out whether her and Máhtte's lifestyles can ever be compatible.


Festivals & Awards

TIFF - Toronto International Film Festival (Canada)

Tromsø International Film Festival (Norway)
Santa Barbara International Film Festival (USA) 

Milwaukee Film Festival (USA

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