The Book of the Sea
Director – Aleksei Vakhrushev
2018/Russia/Russian with English subtitles
HIFF Classification – 12A
The story of everyday survival for the traditional sea hunters of the Bering Strait in the Far East of Russia is enriched with animated Inuit myths that at times prevail reality. This is a visually impressive cinematic parable about the vitality of this ancient Arctic culture.
Supporting Short: Child
Director – Iring Freytang and Victor Stickel
HIFF Classification – PG
A child has to leave his hut to collect wood for the fire that went out. The search for suitable wood becomes his life’s work.
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