Director:
Country:
Finland
Genres:
Short Fiction
Producer:
Marja Helander
Language:
Sami
Length:
5 min
Writer:
Marja Helander
Year:
2020

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

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