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THE ARCTIC CAMELS

Karl Emil Rikardsen
NO 2019    3x25' 52' 75'
⚬ Human Interest ⚬ Kids & Youth 

Synopsis

When Torarin and his sister Svalin want a horse for riding, their parents buy two Bactrian camels. The family soon discovers that camel training is not for amateurs. Therefore, they go on an expedition to Mongolia, hoping to find a professional camel trainer who will accept an invitation to train their camels in Arctic Norway. And deep into the Gobi desert, they actually find a candidate. But they are not prepared for the Mongolian training methods. 

Credits

Director

Karl Emil Rikardsen

Producers

Knut Skoglund, Karl Emil Rikardsen

Co-Producers

Maria Stevnbak Westergren, Anna Björk

Production Companies

Relation04 Media, Pomor Film

Co-Production Company

Toolbox Film, Giraff Film

Cinematography

Viggo Knudsen

Editors

Tell Aulin, Bodil Kjærhauge, Klaus Heinecke

Music

Ville Langfeldt, Jakop Janssønn

Sound

Rune Hansen

Festivals

Tromsø IFF 2019

Tel Aviv Int. Children’s FF 2019

Zlin FF 2019

Filem’On Bruxelles 2019

Ajyal Youth FF 2019

Guth Gafa 2019

DOKer 2020

Film Details

Runtimes 3x25' 52' 75'
Spoken Languages Norwegian, Mongolian, English
Production Countries Norway

Biography

Karl Emil Rikardsen (born 1957) lives in Harstad, 300km north of the polar circle in Norway. He studied philosophy and economics before he entered media studies at Volda University College in 1984. His work experience includes the directing, writing and producing of more than 30 films; including single documentaries, documentary series and fiction films. Since 2000 he has dedicated his work to the making of documentaries. In 2004 he was one of the founders of the production company Relation04 Media which is the delegate producer of THE ARCTIC CAMELS.

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