Winter Lake

Winter Lake / Talvinen järvi

film-roll Finland / Color / 15' / 2019 6+

“My friends can’t believe I go camping in winter. They think it’s crazy”. But 13­ year­ old Emika loves it. It’s just as beautiful as in summertime. “You just need a good tent and sleeping bag, and warm clothes”. Every school vacation she and her cousin Antti, who is kind of like a big brother to Emika, go to the vast Saimaa Lake, an amazing nature reserve in Finland with thousands of islands.

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Petteri Saario

He is an award-winning documentarist who directs, shoots and produces his own films. In addition to these, he also writes and edits his documentaries and series. During his career, he has directed dozens of documentary series and films which have been screened on TV and film festivals around the world. He is the founder of DocArt and Taiga Films and manages both companies.

Director
Petteri Saario
Screenplay
Petteri Saario
Cinematography
Petteri Saario
Antti Saario
Editing
Matti Näränen
Music
Markku Kanerva
Sound Design
Joonatan Hietanen
Film Cast
Emika Saario
Antti Saario
Producer
Elina Pohjola
Leila Lyytikäinen
Language
Finnish
Filmography
The activist (2017)
Autiomaa (2011)
Sergei the Healer (2008)
Kansanluonto (2007)
Kalavale (2004)
The Sisu Stone (2004)
Kids & Docs