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Sami Blood (Sameblod)

Part of the European Perspectives Strand

Amanda Kernell

  • 12A

  • 110 mins

  • 2016

  • Sweden

  • South Sami, Swedish

Cast Lene Cecilia Sparrok, Mia Erika Sparrok, Maj Doris Rimpi, Julius Fleischandri, Olle Sarri

  • Director of Photography: Sophia Olsson

  • Produced by: Lars G Lindström

  • Music: Kristian Eidnes Andersen

  • Screenplay by: Amanda Kernell

Director Bio

Amanda Kernell

Director Bio

Amanda Kernell, born in 1986, graduated in film directing from The National Film School of Denmark in 2013. Since 2006, Amanda has directed several acclaimed shorts including Stoerre Vaerie, the pilot for Sami Blood, which premiered at Sundance and has won several awards like the audience award at GIFF, best short in Uppsala, among others.

Body

Elle Marja is a teenage Sami girl forced to attend a brutal boarding school for Sami children where they are treated more like cattle at a market. Disgusted at how she is treated and made to feel, Elle Marja is desperate to escape the confines of her culture and race. Thriving on being away from her home life of herding reindeers in the wintery mountains, she dreams of escape. When one night she encounters a group of Swedish soldiers partying in the woods, her dreams slowly turn to reality...

Contains flashing images.



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