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Herdswoman (2008)

Hjordeliv (original title)
We encounter three Sami women and their lives with the reindeer herds. Aina, Elisabeth and Lisa belong to different generations. Their stories reflect life in Sápmi (Lapland) and the ... See full summary »

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Aina Jonsson ...
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Lars Jonas Omma
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Antaris Vannar
Elisabeth Nejne Vannar ...
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Per-Anders Vannar
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We encounter three Sami women and their lives with the reindeer herds. Aina, Elisabeth and Lisa belong to different generations. Their stories reflect life in Sápmi (Lapland) and the transition from nomadic existence to modern society. The film relates their pleasure in working with the reindeer. They live with and for their herds. When a court case questions their ancient rights to the reindeers' pasture their life as reindeer keepers is at risk. Written by Anonymous

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reindeer | herd | women | sami | trial | See All (18) »

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7 March 2008 (USA)  »

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Herdenleben  »

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SEK 1,700,000 (estimated)
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