The Minister of State
(1997, 83 min.) SWEDEN/NORWAY/FINLAND
Director: Paul-Anders Simma (Sami)
Writer: Paul-Anders Simma (Sami)
Actors: Erik Kiviniemi, Björn Sundqvist, Sara Margrethe Oskal In Swedish, Norwegian, Sami, Finnish, and German, English subtitles.
In a remote Sami village in Finland, during WW II, a young man
claims he has been sent to advance agrarian reformthe mystery
grows as a second stranger arrives in the village.
Image credit: Audience at Club Red Radio,
2000 Native American Film and Video Festival - photograph by Amalia Córdova,