Elle Marja, 14, is a reindeer-breeding Sámi girl. Exposed to the racism of the 1930's and race biology examinations at her boarding school, she starts dreaming of another life. To achieve this other life, she has to become someone else and break all ties with her family and culture.

Director Biography

Amanda Kernell was born in 1986. Graduating from Denmark's National Film School in 2013, she's directed several acclaimed shorts. Her debut feature Sami Blood won Best Nordic Film at the Göteborg Film Festival.


Amanda Kernell