Maiden of the Lake
Maiden of the Lake tells about the joyful times of 13-year-old Emika and his cousin Antti in the magnificent nature of Lake Saimaa in all four seasons of the year. They swim and fish. They stay overnight on the frozen lake under the Aurora Borealis. In early summer they discover the world’s rarest seal. Maiden of the Lake is a breathtaking fairy-tale for the whole family.
Petteri Saario (b. 1961) is an award-winning documentary filmmaker who specializes in depicting the endangered relationship between man and nature. Besides directing and producing he is also familiar with underwater and wildlife filming. His films have won awards both in Finland and internationally.