The Minister of State
Paul-Anders Simma (Sami)
The Minister of State
1997. Sweden/Norway/Finland. Written and directed by Paul-Anders Simma (Sami). With Erik Kiviniemi, Bjorn Sundqvist, Sara Margrethe Oskal. A moral tale based on a true story, set in Sagojokk, a remote Sami village in Finland, during World War II. A handsome young man, found unconscious, claims he is a 'minister of state' sent to the village to advance agrarian reform—a dream that unravels with the arrival of a second stranger. In Swedish, Norwegian, Sami, Finnish, and German, English subtitles. 83 min.
Represented Region: Sami Lands, Finland
(We) May 18, 5:30pm

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