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Wind From The West

Sweden, 1942 (MIFF 1954, Films Of Arne Sucksdorff)

Director: Arne Sucksdorff

A blend of fact and fantasy, set in the land of the Lapps in northernmost Sweden. In a schoolhouse young Nils sits dreamily longing that lie might go with the older Lapps on their yearly migration to the mountains. Presently the boy dozes, and in his dream the voice of the Wind from the West speaks to him, and takes him on a dream &ndash: visit to the mountains.

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