Die Lena und der Ruf der Arktis

Two Russian friends are facing a siberian adventure by crossing the estuary of River Lena in a tiny boat. Their aim: Finding themselves by getting lost. At the end they face the Master of the Arctic.

Director: Vasili Sarana

PhD Vasili Sarana (born 1964 in Ukraine) has made wild life films about different topics of Russian nature since the beginning of 1990's. His special interest has been Far North, particularly the Taimyr Peninsula. His films Land of the Big Horn (2000), Kotujkan - River which flows from past (2001), Far Away Jaktali (2002), Wonderers of the North (2003), Wooden Dollars of Primorje (2003) have won number of prizes from the festivals all over the Europe. Sarana has been nominated for the best popular scientific film of the year in Russia, with "The Return of the Musk Ox" he won the title in the category of popular-scientific film

44 Min.
Director: Vasili Sarana
Script: Vasili Sarana
Cinematography: Arvo Vilu, Vasili Sarana
Editing: Liina Trishkina, Stefan Reiss
Music: Seppo Vanhatalo
Narrator: Andreas Neumann
Editor: Bernd Strobel (BR), Christine Peters (BR-Arte)