• drama ,
  • fantasy/science fiction ,
  • Feature Films
Expected 2022

Memory of Water

Veden vartija

Details

In a waterless world of the future, Noria becomes the village’s Tea Master following the traditions of her deceased father and inheriting a secret truth that has been hidden for a long time. The young woman must wield her quiet strength as a compass along a dangerous journey for her people's survival.

DIRECTOR: Saara Saarela
SCREENWRITER: Ilja Rautsi
CINEMATOGRAPHER: Kjell Lagerroos
PRODUCTION DESIGN: Otso Linnalaakso
COSTUMER DESIGN: Tiina Kaukanen
MAKE-UP DESIGN: Kaire Hendrikson
EDITING: Jussi Rautaniemi F.C.E.
SOUND DESIGN: Andreas Hildebrandt
MUSIC: Volker Bertelmann
CAST: Saga Sarkola, Mimosa Willamo, Lauri Tilkanen, Pekka Strang, Minna Haapkylä
CO-PRODUCERS: Reinhard Brundig & Nina Frese / Pandora Film, Ivo Felt / Allfilm, Maria Ekerhovd / Mer Film
PRODUCERS:
Misha Jaari, Mark Lwoff
PRODUCTION COMPANY: Bufo
SALES: The Match Factory

Director

Saara Saarela

Saara Saarela is a Finnish filmmaker, known for films such as Twisted Roots (2009) and Stripping (2002). Since 2018, she has been the associate professor of directing at Aalto University.

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Contact

Jenni Domingo

International Promotion Coordinator

• festival distribution strategy for feature films
• travel support and material support for international promotion: feature films

+ 358 9 6220 3032