Settlers

Rosa Liksom

An asylum seeker from Afghanistan has been granted asylum in Lapland. She lives alone in empty village. In the course of four seasons, she is getting used to to live in an Ostrobothnian farm house. Soon, her relatives from Afghanistan will arrive to help her and to live in the village. The farm gets a new life.

Production Year
2015
Duration
00:03:43
Type
Tags
Original Title
Settlers
Finnish Title

Uudisasukkaat

English Title

Settlers

Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
No
Sound
Yes
Cast
Rosa Liksom (Author), Rosa Liksom (Cinematographer), Rosa Liksom (Director), Heikki Kotsalo (Editor), Rosa Liksom (Actor), Cowmama Oy (Funder), Cowmama Oy (Production Company), Heikki Kotsalo (Sound Design)
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Rosa Liksom currently lives and works in Helsinki. For decades the paintings, writings, plays and video works of Liksom have fascinated audiences in Finland and abroad. Liksom grew up in a small town community in the Finnish Lapland. In 1977 she moved to Helsinki. Liksom has studied anthropology and political science in Helsinki, Copenhagen and Moscow. Between 1982–86 she lived in the Kristiania Freetown in Copenhagen before expeditions to Siberia and Mongolia. Few years later she travelled to communist China and Austin, Texas. Later, she has stayed in Helsinki. In addition to literary works, Liksom has made paintings and short films since 1985. She has also made comics, coloring books children’s books.