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Sister, What Grows Where Land is Sick?

Director:
N/A
Country:
Norway
Genres:
Producer:
Language:
Norwegian
Length:
min
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Year:
2022
Edition
RIFF 2022

Sister, What Grows Where Land is Sick?

80 Minutes | Norway | 2022

Synopsis

In a small town in northern Norway, Eira tries to find out what is happening to her brilliant and rebellious older sister Vera. Eira starts reading her diary which reveals a darkness that she doesn’t know how to deal with.

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Director’s Bio

film director portrait
Franciska Eliassen´s works explore ecofeminism, geopolitics and our relation to nature. While doing her BA in film, she built a soil hut in the mountains of Lofoten where she lived 1,5 year. Known as «Norways most primitive art residency» people live for free to connect to nature. Another notable work is her film from the refugee camp Moria. She recently started a MFA at the National Academy of Arts combining it with ecology and philosophy studies at the University of Oslo.

Films:
Søster – Sister / Director / Producer / 2019 / 11 min / Fiction
Imellom – Blue Borders / Director / Producer/ Cinematographer 2019 / 12 min / Documentary

Film Details

  • Year:
    2022
  • Genres:
  • Runtime:
    80 Minutes
  • Languages:
    Norwegian
  • Countries:
    Norway
  • Premiere:
    Nordic Premiere
  • Edition:
    RIFF 2022
  • Director:
    Franciska Seifert Eliassen
  • Screenwriter:
    Franciska Seifert Eliassen
  • Producer:
    Franciska Seifert Eliassen
  • Cast:
    Ruby Dagnall, Keira LaHart

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