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Mikkel is a reindeer herder and has the entire responsibility for the herd of his family. He has a tough shell like a Sami boy should have. But on his inside there is chaos.

Production and distribution

Production Year:
2015
Production country:
Norway
Co production country:
Sweden
Release date (national):
2015-01-16
Production company:
Kautokeino Film AS
Co production company:
Eyefeed Docs
Producer:
Elle Márjá Eira
Line producer:
Marie Lagerkvist
Co producer:
Staffan Julén
Johan Seth

Director

  • Elle Sofe Henriksen

    Elle Sofe Henriksen (b. 1984) is from Kautokeino, Norway. Elle Sofe works with choreography and film. She graduated with a master’s degree in choreography from Oslo National Academy of the Arts in 2010. Since then she has been developing her unique style in film and dance. Themes in her work often relate to traditional Sami culture, told in an experimental, authentic and original way.

    Elle Sofe Henriksen

Cast

Mom:
Karen Anna Buljo
Reindeer herder 2:
Ol Johan Gaup
Reindeer herder 1:
Ánte Siri
Sister:
May Britt A. Hætta
Dad:
Johan Isak Buljo
Grandmother:
Karen Utsi
Árru:
Juan Dante Murillo
Mikkel:
Andte Gaup-Juuso

Festivals

2015:
TIFF - Tromsø International Film Festival
2015:
Skabmagovat Film Festival
2015:
Tampere Film Festival
2015:
Maoriland Film Festival
2015:
The Norwegian Short Film Festival
2015:
imagineNATIVE Film + Media Arts Festival
2015:
Nordic Film Days Lübeck
2015:
Cork International Film Festival
2016:
Nordkapp Filmfestival

Crew

Director:
Elle Sofe Henriksen
Screenplay:
Elle Sofe Henriksen
Cinematographer:
Ken Are Bongo
Camera:
Ole Thomas Hætta
Editor:
Hanna Storby
Kim Sundbeck
Composer:
Wimme Saari
Tapani Rinne
Other Music:
Skádi-Inga Juuso
Steinar Raknes
Costume Designer:
Henriette Lille
Makeup artist:
Henriette Lille
Sound Design:
Kim-Erling Johansen
Sound Recording:
Kim-Erling Johansen
First assistant director:
Mai-Lis Eira
Casting:
Elle Sofe Henriksen
Choreographer:
Elle Sofe Henriksen
Still photographer:
Niels Ovllá Dunfjell
Kenneth Hætta
Torgrim Halvari

Technical information

Genre:
Fiction
Dance
Format:
DCP 2k
Screen ratio:
16:9
Colour:
Colour
Sound format:
Stereo 5.1
Length in mins:
9'
Language:
Sami
Subtitles:
English

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