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Sami Blood(2016)

1h 50min | Drama
3.7/5 (with 42 votes)

Elle Marja, 14, is a reindeer-breeding Sami girl. Exposed to the racism of the 1930s and phrenological examinations at her boarding school, she starts dreaming of another life. To achieve this other life she has to become someone else and break all ties with her family and culture.

Directed by Amanda Kernell - With Hanna Alström, Lene Cecilia Sparrok, Anders Berg, Malin Crépin

Pathfinder(1987)

1h 26min | Adventure
3.7/5 (with 23 votes)

Around the year 1000 AD warlike people, the so-called "tjuder", roam in northern Scandinavia. As they brutally kill a family in a remote area, including the parents and their little daughter, the family's teenage son, Aigin, observes the slaughter. He manages to flee from these killers and reaches a camp with other Lapps whose inhabitants are worried if he has been able to hide his track. Afraid of the murderous people, they decide to flee to the coast. The boy stays alone to avenge his family's murder. Unfortunately, they get him before he can do anything and force him to lead them to the other Lapps. He guides them but has a plan to destroy the barbarous people before reaching the camp.

The Cuckoo(2002)

PG-13
| 1h 40min | Drama, History, Romance / Love, Comedy
3.6/5 (with 25 votes)

September of 1944, a few days before Finland went out of the Second World War. A chained to a rock Finnish sniper-kamikadze Veikko managed to set himself free. Ivan, a captain of the Soviet Army, arrested by the Front Secret Police 'Smersh', has a narrow escape. They are soldiers of the two enemy armies. A Lapp woman Anni gives a shelter to both of them at her farm. For Anni they are not enemies, but just men.

The Kautokeino Rebellion(2008)

1h 40min | Drama
3.1/5 (with 12 votes)

Religious and cultural reawakening inspires rebellion in a 19th century Norwegian village.

North(2009)

1h 18min | Comedy, Drama
3.2/5 (with 16 votes)

Following a nervous breakdown, ski athlete Jomar has isolated himself in a lonely existence as the guard of a ski park. When he learns that he might be the father of a child way up north, he sets on a strange and poetic journey through Norway on a snowmobile, with 5 liters of alcohol as sole provisions. On this trip through amazing arctic landscapes, Jomar seems to do everything in his power to avoid reaching his destination. He meets other tender and confused souls, who will all contribute to push Jomar further along his reluctant journey towards the brighter side of life.

The Black Lapp(2003)

1h 27min | Comedy, Crime, Drama
3.0/5 (with 7 votes)

Anna lives with her father Karl someplace in the outskirts of northern Norway. Karl killed his ex-wife and threw her newborn coloured child into the sea when he discovered that she obviously had been unfaithful. Now Karl is being haunted by her ghost and is developing a serious drinking problem. Anna is looking for the love of her life, but there aren't many bachelors around - until they discovers another small family on the other side of the mountain. They meet a semi-alcoholized widow on Karl's age, her son Peder, and her black adopted son, Ante, that arrived from the sea on a piece of wood.

Directed by Erik Smith-Meyer - With Kingsford Siayor

Elsewhere(2002)

2.5/5 (with 2 votes)

The year 2000, elsewhere. 12 months. 12 episodes. Weeks, days, single moments of different ways of life. Tradition and change. People of different cultural and geographical background. A film about their life. A journey through voices and sounds from elsewhere, with no commentary added. Landscapes, outlooks on the world, outlooks on life: Desert, snow, valley, jungle, ice, rainforest, stones, swamps, mountains, the sea, forests, a South-Sea atoll. An homage to humanity at the beginning of the 21st century.

Give us our skeletons!(1999)

51min | Documentary

A man sets out to retrieve the skeletons of his ancestors, stolen in the 1930s for eugenic experiments.

Directed by Paul-Anders Simma - With Niillas Aslaksen Somby

The Minister of State(1997)

1h 15min | Comedy

A man uses a case of mistaken identity to gain the confidence of a small village, and in the process exposes universal human traits: honour, greed, honesty, and eventually love.

Directed by Paul-Anders Simma - With Esko Nikkari, Bjørn Sundquist
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