Kautokeino-opprøret | The Kautokeino Rebellion

Directed by Nils Gaup Saturday November 26th at 3:00 PM - Friday December 2nd

Norway, co-produced with Denmark and Sweden - 2008 - Color - 96’ - in Norwegian with English subtitles
With Anni-Kristiina Juuso, Aslat Mahtte Gaup, Mikkel Gaup, Nils Peder Gaup, Mikael Persbrandt, Bjørn Sundquist

Story line

The isolated village of Kautokeino on the Scandinavian mountain plateau is still inhabited by the Native Sami population and is run by Carl Johan Ruth, a wealthy and merciless merchant. But when modern times are about to enter the town, one the native tribes, led by a young woman, Elen, decides to face the ruler by refusing to pay their unjust debt.

festival & award


2008 :
Best Actress, Best Cinematography, Best Production Design, Best Score
2008 :
Norway Amanda Awards