Staging a Return

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© Hogel
30 minutes / Colour / 1994
Directed by
Jakob Hogel

Anthropologist

Country of production United Kingdom

Series Granada Center for Visual Anthropology Student Film

The Faroe Islands in the North Atlantic are a Danish dependency and for generations, young people have gone to Denmark to complete their studies. When they return for the summer, there is a tradition to put on a satirical theatrical revue. Through following the preparation and performance of the revue at a time of severe economic crisis, this film reveals what young Faroese feel about their identity and their relationship to Denmark.

Language and subtitles Original Language with English Subtitles

Region Scandinavia

Country Denmark

Keywords Dance / Theatre / Performance