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A film by Milko Lazarov
A Big World Pictures Release
Bulgaria/Germany/France, 2017, 96 min.
In Yakut, with English subs / NR
Closing Night Film Berlin International Film Festival; Best Film Cairo International Film Festival; Best Film Bulgarian Feature Film Festival; Audience Award Best Feature Llubljana International Film Festival; Best Film Sarajevo Intl. Film Festival
In a yurt on the snow-covered fields of the North, Nanook and Sedna live following the traditions of their ancestors. Alone in the wilderness, they look like the last people on Earth. Nanook and Sedna's traditional way of life starts changing slowly, but inevitably. Hunting becomes more and more difficult, the animals around them die from inexplicable causes, and the ice has been melting earlier every year. Chena, who visits them regularly, is their only connection to the outside world and to their daughter Ága, who left the icy tundra long ago due to a family feud. When Sedna's health deteriorates, Nanook decides to fulfil her wish. He embarks on a long journey in order to find Ága.
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“Director Milko Lazarov and his cinematographer Kaloyan Bozhilov never cease to amaze.” -Screen Daily
“A winning combination of the cosily intimate and the sublimely epic.”
-The Hollywood Reporter
“The screenplay's simplicity is enriched by memorable images whose stillness adds to the overall aura of a period coming to an end.”-Variety