Anerca, Breath of Life
Anerca, elämän hengitys
A narrative film about the world of people living in the Arctic, their situation as it is right now. The film progresses through the power of music, dance, performance and depiction of everyday life. Gaining your daily subsistence, the ordinary life is the central source for music and other kinds of self-expression. It is life itself breathing.
Markku Lehmuskallio Markku Lehmuskallio started directing films in 1973. His films often portray traditional life and indigenous people in the Arctic hemisphere and have earned him recognition and awards worldwide. He worked for many years with the Nenets filmmaker Anastasia Lapsui, and in recent years, his close collaborator has been Johannes Lehmuskallio.