Feature Films

Sami Blood


Elle Marja, 14, is a reindeer-herding Sámi girl. Exposed to the racism of the 1930's and race biology examinations at her boarding school she starts dreaming of another life. To achieve this other life she has to become someone else and break all ties with her family and culture.

Director: Amanda Kernell
Cast: Lene Cecilia Sparrok, Mia Sparrok, Maj Doris Rimpi, Olle Sarri
Script Writer: Amanda Kernell
Production Company: Nordisk Film Production Sverige AB
Genre: Drama
Production Year: 2016
Duration: 110 min

International sales: Level K
Festival distribution: Swedish Film Institute, petter.mattsson@filminstitutet.se

AWARDS:

2017:
Seattle Film Festival , grand jury award, Golden space needle award - Best actress: Lene Cecilia Sparrok
The 24th Titanic International Film Festival (awarded best film In Competition)
FestivaldeFilmsdeFemmes (the audience award for Best Full-length feature film)
Göteborg International Film Festival (Dragon Award for Best Nordic Film & Sven Nykvist Cinematography Award (Sophia Olsson)

2016:
Thessaloniki International Film Festival (Human Values Award)
Venice Days (Europa Cinemas Label as Best European Film, Fedeora Award for Best Debut Director)
Tokyo International Film Festival (Awards: Special Jury Prize and Lene Cecilia Sparrok wins Best Actress)
Sao Paulo International Film Festival (Special Mention to Lead Actress Lene Cecilia Sparrok)