Longing for belonging

Beate Mortensen Nesheim
2001
42 minutes

Hav√łysund, a small fishing village in northern Norway. A place of different values for different people. What makes the sense of belonging - or not belonging to this place? The film is portraying different people's perspective on life here, as well as the everyday life at the place. The two young girls, Linn and Cathrin want to escape the island. Their interests and values at this point in life is pulling them away from the place, but still it is hard for them to cut or stretch the bonds to their homeplace.

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Visual Cultural Studies, The Arctic University of Norway
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Belonging