Birds in the Earth

Marja Helander

IFFR 2019

Bright Future Short

  • 11'
  • Finland
  • 2018
Birds in the Earth is a short film based on dance. The main characters are two young Sámi ballet students: Birit and Katja Haarla. The movie tells a melancholic story through their dance performances. At the same time it examines the deeper questions of the ownership of Sámi land. (AV-arkki)
Director
Marja Helander
Country of production
Finland
Production Year
2018
Festival Edition
IFFR 2019
Length
11'
Medium
DCP
Original title
Eatnanvuloš Lottit – Maan sisällä linnut
Language
no dialogue
Producer
Marja Helander / Studio Marja Helander
Sales
AV-arkki - The Distribution Centre For Finnish Media Art
Screenplay
Marja Helander
Cinematography
Mauri Lähdesmäki
Editor
Mauri Lähdesmäki
Sound Design
Pekka Aikio, Pekka Kumpulainen , Konsta Muffler Mikkonen
Music
Wimme Saari, Tapani Rinne
Cast
Birit Haarla, Katja Haarla