The Siberian permafrost is melting. Ancient bones rise up from the ground and wild animals seem to have disappeared. Three Yakutians venture into the vast wilderness on different quests. Villager Roman and city boy Kyym hunt for a rare reindeer while not so far away, scientist Semyon scourges the permafrost for a viable cell of the mammoth, which he needs to clone the extinct animal.
Liesbeth De Ceulaer is a Belgian independent filmmaker based in Brussels, whose films explore the tense and complex relationship between man and his environment. These cinematic explorations lead to captivating worlds, in which documentary and fiction are in continuous exchange.
Liesbeth De Ceulaer
CPH:DOX, Denmark, 2021
NEXT:WAVE Award - Honorable Mention
Visions du Réel, Switzerland, 2021
DOCVILLE IDFF, Belgium, 2021
International Documentary and
Short Film Festival
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