Suodji

Suodji
TitleSuodji
English titleShelter
DirectorMarja Helander
CountryFinland, Norway
Year2020
ColorFarbe
GenreExperimental, Documentary, Fiction
Duration00:05:00
Festival year2021
CompetitionsInternational Online Competition
Online rentalNo
On-Site rentalNo

A present-day adaptation of an old story from Utsjoki, Sápmi. It is a legend of the director’s relative, Ovllá-Ivvár Helander, about what he did during the Spanish flu epidemic in 1918 in Utsjoki. Ovllá-Ivvár decided to fool Death and take his fate into his own hands. The protagonist of the film is walking in Ovllá-Ivvár’s footsteps.