Associative documentary in which the observations arctic explorer Fridtjof Nansen made during an expedition to Siberia in 1913 are held up to the present. Road/boat movie about the human dimension.
In 1913, the Norwegian arctic explorer Fridtjof Nansen took part in an expedition to establish a trade route. He sailed from Scandinavia via the Arctic Ocean to the Siberian interior. En route, he took photographs and kept a diary. Using themes like colonialism, mineral exploitation and demographic and geopolitical developments, the film holds up his observations to the present. This associative documentary in the form of a road/boat movie looks for the human dimension, with its precarious balance.


Executive producer
Visual Effects
Still photography
Production company
Van Lieshout Filmproducties
Distributor NL
Mokum Filmdistributie
Postproduction company
Edit Point Postproduction

Title: Sketches of Siberia
Year: 2015
Duration : 1 hour, 14 minutes
Category: Long Documentary
Edition: NFF 2016

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