Sergei Verenseisauttaja (Sergei the Healer)

Title of the film Original title: Sergei Verenseisauttaja
English title: Sergei the Healer
Hungarian title: Szergej, a gyógyító

Production and shooting info Country of the production: Finland - fi
Year of production: from 2002 to 2008
Year of shooting: from 2002 to 2007
Length of the film: 102 min
Colouring: colour
Standard format: DigiBeta
Recording format: film, 16 mm
Original language: Russian
Language of subtitle: English

Description of the content Sergei the Healer is a touching and warm depiction of the life in a small Russian Karelian village, where young Sergei grows up in the middle of the most fabulous primeval forests in North Europe. He learns the skills needed for survival from his father Santeri and from the village’s grand old man: boat builder, Sulo. The documentary follows Sergei as he grows up and the struggle of Venehjärvi villages’s existence over a five year period.

Credits Made by: Juha Taskinen
 Petteri Saario
Music composer: Perttu Hietanen
Producer: Petteri Saario

Company / Institution Production: Taiga Films Ltd
Distributor: Taiga Films Ltd

Ethnicity and locality Etnic group: Karelian
Continent: East Europe
Country: Russia - ru
 (City, village, region, mountains, etc.): Karelia

Tipology Type: non-fiction film
Form: documentary film
Beszédmód: portrait

Related sciences

Keyword: tradition
 young people
 rural life

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