BFF 2015: “71° Solitude Nord”, France

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“71° Solitude Nord”, France, 2014, Damien Artero, 52’

She used to be a manual worker. 10 hours shifts, little money. But she always was dreaming about travelling. She thus became a mountain guide, but quickly she made it clear it wasn’t enough. She wanted Adventure with an upper case A. Like “Alone”. Like “Amazing”. Without prior knowledge of the Arctic, she launched herself on a long journey, alone through the winter, across Lapland’s territories, on skis: Finland, Norway, Sweden. She was to cover 1200 km of ice and snow pulling a sled weighing 71 kilos. She was to face storm, extrem cold, hazardeous climbs. She was to experience the trip of her lifetime…

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