Áfruvvá – Mermaid

Sápmi/Finland/Norway, 2022, 13 min. / Fiction

Director: Marja Helander

Screenwriter: Marja Helander, Mauri Lähdesmäki

Language: No dialogue

Finnish premiere.

The Áfruvvá (Anna Morottaja) is a being in the sea that may be the ghost of a drowned person. Yearning for warmth, she emerges from the sea into a world devoid of humans, experiencing humanity through an abandoned museum. An adapted version of the film that was part of the Árran Programme at the 2022 Venice Biennale.

Movie trailer