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Dream Valley

Sweden, 1948 (MIFF 1954, Films Of Arne Sucksdorff)

Director: Arne Sucksdorff

Originally titled "Soria-Moria", this film, capturing the mood of the Norwegian countryside, recalls Sucksdorff's earlier film WIND FROM THE WEST. The film, as always pleasantly photographed, explores the mountains and waterfalls round the fiord Soria-Moria, through the eyes of a small girl. The images capture an attractive atmosphere of space, air and ruggedness characteristic of the northern regions of Norway.

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