Director
Amanda Kernell
Country
 Denmark Norway Sweden
Actors
Lene Cecilia Sparrok, Mia Sparrok, Maj-Doris Rimpi, Julius Fleischanderl, Olle Sarri, Hanna Alström, Malin Crépin, Andreas Kundler, Ylva Gustafsson, Hanna Asp, Kajsa Karlsson
Overview
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.
Release Date
20 January 2017
Original Title
Sameblod
Genres
Drama
Runtime
1 h 50 min
Languages
, svenska
Production
Bautafilm, Nordisk Film Production Sverige AB
Producer
Lars G. Lindström
Author
Writer
Director of Photography
Sophia Olsson, Petrus Sjövik, Sophia Olsson, Petrus Sjövik
Original Music Composer
Kristian Eidnes Andersen

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Festivals

  • Venice Film Festival (Italy) 2016 – Nominated LUX Prixe
  • Toronto International Film Festival (Canada) 2016
  • Hamburg International Film Festival (Germany) 2016
  • Tokyo International Film Festival (Japan) 2016
  • Dubai International Film Festival (United Arab Emirates) 2016
  • Sundance Film Festival (USA) 2017
  • International Film Festival Rotterdam (Netherlands) 2017
  • Gothenburg Film Festival (Sweden) 2017 – Winner Dragon Award, Cinematography Award
  • Tokyo Northern Lights Festival (Japan) 2017
  • Pantalla Pinamar Festival (Argentina) 2017
  • Kino Pavasaris – Vilnius Film Festival (Lithuania) 2017
  • Movies That Matter Festival (Netherlands) 2017
  • Wisconsin Film Festival (USA) 2017
  • Cleveland International Film Festival (USA) 2017
  • Titanic International Filmpresence Festival (Hungary) 2017
  • Minneapolis-St. Paul International Film Festival (USA) 2017
  • Seattle International Film Festival (USA) 2017 – Winner Golden Space Needle Award, Grand Jury Prize
  • Sydney Film Festival (Australia) 2017
  • Edinburgh International Film Festival (United Kingdom) 2017
  • Taipei Film Festival (Taiwan) 2017
  • Bucheon International Fantastic Film Festival (South Korea) 2017
  • Reykjavik International Film Festival (Iceland) 2017
  • Thessaloniki Film Festival (Greece) 2017
  • Ljubljana International Film Festival (Slovenia) 2017

Release dates

  • Finland – Viaplay – 12 March 2018
  • Ireland – Apple – 12 March 2018
  • United Kingdom – Amazon – 14 March 2018
  • Spain – Apple – 17 March 2018
  • Malaysia – Apple – 26 March 2018
  • Singapore – Apple – 26 March 2018
  • Thailand – Apple – 26 March 2018
  • 29 March 2018 – Indonesia – Apple

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Emma Vestrheim

Emma Vestrheim is the editor-in-chief of Cinema Scandinavia. Originally from Australia, she is now based in Bergen, Norway, and attends major Nordic film festivals to conduct interviews and review new films.

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