In the 1860’s Alaska and Finland are simultaneously parts of the Russian Empire. A Finnish mining engineer Simon buys a 10-year old Alaskan native American girl and decides to bring her to Finland.

The girl, Tsamo, is baptized and Simon starts to teach her European manners. The girl thinks she’s married to Simon and acts accordingly. Simon marries a lady of his own age and class and Tsamo gets confused. Simon is forced to send the girl away and the battle over Tsamo’s identity takes complicated turns.

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Title

Tsamo

Original Title

Tsamo

Production Year

2015

Genre

Drama

Length

92 min

Languages

Swedish, Finnish, Russian

Cast

Tsamo

Albina Tologovona

Simon

Willhelm Grotenfelt

Kuhkan

Thomas Yellowhair

Nashahan

Yovan Nagwetch

Alisa

Alma Pöysti

Miss Fredriksson

Ylva Ekblad

Crew

Directors

Anastasia Lapsui, Markku Lehmuskallio

Script

Anastasia Lapsui, Markku Lehmuskallio

Cinematography

Johannes Lehmuskallio

Editing

Markku Lehmuskallio

Sound Design

Martti Turunen

Production Design

Sanna-Mari Pirkola

Costume Design

Mila Moisio, Kaisa Rissanen

Producers

Kaarle Aho, Kai Nordberg

Festivals

Festival International du Film de la Rochelle, France 2015

Yakutsk International Film Festival, Russia 2015

Festival International de Films de Femmes de Créteil, France 2016

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