Wandering in the White
Two top orienteers from decades past travel to Lapland to set out on a four-day skiing expedition. But when the couple is struck by a blinding snowstorm in the wilderness, they are forced to make tough choices in life-threatening circumstances. The once-familiar trip turns into an impossible navigational task: which direction is the right one and how to find home when you can't tell earth from sky?
Otto Heikola Otto Heikola is a Finnish film editor and director as well as one of the founding members of the production company Side Stories Ltd. He graduated from the Tampere University of Applied Sciences film program in 2014. Along with Riitta Poikselkä, he was nominated for the Finnish Jussi Award for editing the feature documentary Punk Voyage (2017). His other editing works include feature documentaries Back Towards Light (2018), Hobbyhorse Revolution (2017) and White Rage (2015). Otto wrote and directed the short documentaries Wandering in the White (2019) and Mother’s Day Gift (co-directed by Anniina Kauttonen, 2018) as well as the feature documentary The Long Shift (2014).