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DescriptionA story from the wilderness, where conditions of survival challenge the rules of modern society, Wolf is a contemporary drama set in northern Scandinavia. Klemensand Nejla own a small herd of reindeer. Klemens lives in tune with nature and according to the rhythm dictated by his work. His young nephew, Nejla admires him and wants to follow in his footsteps. But neither his mother nor society will allow that to happen. The herd is attacked and they react without regard for the law. A well aimed stroke of the axe puts relationships to the test. What are the consequences and who will take the blame?
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Swedish titleVarg
Prod Year2007
DirectorDaniel Alfredson
WriterKerstin Ekman (novel)
Director of photographyJörgen Persson
ProducerAnita Oxburgh
CastPeter Stormare, Rolf Degerlund, Robin Ludberg, Marie Delleskog, Gustav Kling, Inga Sarri ...
PlotAn examination of how the traditions of the Sami villagers in northern Sweden is confronted with modern day society.
AwardsMontréal World Film Festival 2008
Best Artistic Contribution
Prize of the Ecumenical Jury

Prod companyMigma Film
Line ProducerSusann Billberg-Rydholm
Co-ProducerSidsel Taubo Alperter, Anna Björk, Gunnar Carlsson, Hanna Hemilä, Peter Possne, Thomas Robsahm, Per-Erik Svensson
Co-production companyFilmpool Nord, La Paloma Films, Lumifilm, Nordisk Film- & TV-Fond, Norsk Rikskringkasting (NRK), Sonet Film, Speranza Films, Sveriges Television (SVT), Yleisradio (YLE)
DistributorSonet Film
Spec locationsThe shooting took place in Jämtland (Sweden) and in the North Trøndelag (Norway) but many of the crew members where from the Swedish Lapland/Norrbotten region.