Maiden of the Lake

Domestic title:
Vedenneito
Category:
Television series
Information:
4 x 15 min
Script:
Petteri Saario
Director:
Petteri Saario
Producer:
Elina Pohjola
Year:
2017
FFF support:
€75000
Budget:
€245000
Description:

12-years-old Emika spends her vacations on a small island. With her cousin Antti they build the most magnificent hut, and pick berries. Until it’s time to swim with birds.

In Maiden of the Lake Emika explores the lakeside environment in all four seasons, and learns many new skills from Antti. They stay overnight on the frozen lake under the Aurora Borealis. They build a nest for a ringed seal. They swim and fish. In early summer they discover the world’s rarest seal in the maze of thousands of islands. Emika tends to talk to Antti candidly about the questions of life – both the small and the big.

The story universe of Maiden of the Lake consists of the web documentary, TV-series (4 x 15 minutes) and feature film.

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Distribution:
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