• Finland
  • France
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Filmed on the islands of Houtskari (Houtskär) and Utö, this story portrays two different generations of the archipelago’s women and their thoughts on life and happiness.

This film is a part of CINE BOAT PROJECT:


ABOUT THE PROJECT CINE BOAT Polyglot was managed by NISI MASA with Euphoria Borealis in Turku, Finland on June 2011.
Tutor: awarded documentary director Peter Kerekes (Slovak). 18 young directors from all over Europe. 15 days in Finland. 1 boat ...6 exciting shorts documentaries shot during a boat trip through the Finnish islands ! The Finnish archipelago is a bilingual region’s. This identity was tied into the high number of Swedish-speaking Finn. The line between a Swedish Finn and a “Finnish” Finn was clearly not only a linguistic one, but how deep did the differences go? Also, how could their case be related to other European contexts, as well as multilingualism as a daily reality for many? The project would span two years and involve hundreds of participants, coming to a climax during 2011 in Turku, as our cinema network celebrated its 10th year of activity

Total length : 63 min , 16:9

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