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Järven tarina A © Pasi Lensu
Järven tarina B © Juha Taskinen
Järven tarina C © Jari Leivo
Marko Röhr & Kim Saarniluoto

Tale of a Lake
(Järven tarina)

Finland 2017

In Finnish, without English subtitles

76 min

For all audiences

Tale of a Lake is a film about the thousands of lakes that Finland is known for. It takes the viewers on an unprecedented adventure, ranging from the crystal clear springs all the way to the basins of the big lakes. It opens a whole new world of underwater nature for the viewers, and tells about the many old tales and beliefs in the land of thousands of lakes. The story of the film is told through tales that are based around the myths, legends and old beliefs that are part of the Finnish mythology.

Director: Marko Röhr & Kim Saarniluoto

Marko Röhr (born in 1961) is one of Finland's most renowned producers and an enthusiastic underwater diver. Kim Saarniluoto is a Finnish film editor and director who is primarily remembered for his nature documentary Tale of a Forest (Metsän tarina, 2012).

Screenplay: Antti Tuuri & Marko Röhr
Cast: Samuli Edelmann (narrator), Johanna Kurkela (singer)
Production: Marko Röhr / Matila Röhr Productions
Distrubution: Nordisk Film