The Tundra Tale
Come along on a reindeer sleigh across the frozen tundra, and we’ll visit one of the last European villages to live at one with nature. The Tundra Tale, a colorful and insightful documentary by German filmmaker René Harder, avoids editorial commentary, allowing the inhabitants of the Sami village of Krasnoschchelye to speak for themselves. Set in the far northwest of Russia above the Arctic Circle, Krasnoschchelye can only be reached by helicopter -- on Tuesdays. Unless it’s wintertime, in which case one can approach by snowmobile, over a period of weeks. This land, harsh and remote to . . .
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