A beautiful, heart-warming documentary fairytale based in the land of the Skolt Sami people in Arctic Finland, combining European history and classic storytelling in spellbinding fashion. Filmmaker Katja Gauriloff, a Lapland native and Sami tribe member, focuses her story upon the friendship between Kaisa, her great-grandmother and Robert Crottet, a Swiss writer who lived among the tribe in the late 1930s. The resultant film is truly enchanting – the judicious melange of delightful archive material with sublime animation creates an evocative celebration of a mystical and impish world.

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