Ága

Ága

Ága

An isolated couple must deal with a changing way of life while yearning for their estranged daughter in this Arctic-set love story.

"In the snowy Northern wilderness, one of the coldest places on Earth, a couple Nanook and Sedna live isolated from the rest of humanity. Each day for them is a difficult one, as their traditional way of life erodes, and the environment becomes more and more unpredictable with the ice melting earlier each year. Around them animals die from inexplicable deaths, and reindeer, once plentiful, are barely seen. Despite these tough circumstances, Nanook and Sedna take pleasure in telling each other stories of legend, in sharing their dream encounters, and in recalling the exploits of their ancestors. Their only connection to the outside world is Chena, who visits them regularly, and updates them on their estranged daughter, Ága, who left to work in a diamond mine. Sedna longs to see her daughter again, despite Nanook’s stubborn refusal. Eventually, a long journey ensues in the hope of a reunion. Lazarov and his superb cinematographer Kaloyan Bozhilov take full advantage of the dramatic snowy landscape in this captivating tale of a disappearing way of life, generational conflict and an enduring love." (Sydney Film Festival)

2018Rating: PG, Mild themes96 minsBulgaria, Germany, FranceYakut with English subtitles
DramaWorld CinemaFestival & Independent
50%
want to see

Reviews & comments

Variety

Variety

press

The screenplay's simplicity is enriched by memorable images whose stillness adds to the overall aura of a period coming to an end.

0
Screen Daily

Screen Daily

press

An exquisitely shot and very moving film about an ageing couple who appear to exist alone on the edge of the world, stoically surviving on the icy tundra in a way of life that may be about to end.

0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

There are enough moments of beauty, charm and dry humour along the way to maintain engagement and interest.

0
Variety

Variety

press

The screenplay's simplicity is enriched by memorable images whose stillness adds to the overall aura of a period coming to an end.

0
Screen Daily

Screen Daily

press

An exquisitely shot and very moving film about an ageing couple who appear to exist alone on the edge of the world, stoically surviving on the icy tundra in a way of life that may be about to end.

0
Hollywood Reporter

Hollywood Reporter

press

There are enough moments of beauty, charm and dry humour along the way to maintain engagement and interest.

0

There aren't any user reviews for this movie yet.