Travel & Adventure 52'

A winter in the Baltics

Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania are neither Slavic nor Scandinavian. Indeed, these countries called the countries of the mists, are mysterious, close and distant at the same time. At the winter solstice, the sacred fire that celebrates the return of the sun revives ancient beliefs forgotten in the rest of Europe.


Sophie Planque and Jérémy Vaugeois decided to leave by bike to experience the Baltic winter and to try to meet the people who keep these ancestral cultures alive. A singular animist heritage that nourishes a deep relationship with nature.

Direction: Sophie Planque

Production: ZED for ARTE France & Ushuaïa TV

Languages: French, English

awards & festivals

  • Curieux Voyageurs de Saint-Etienne

    Special Jury Mention

  • RDV de l'Aventure de Lons le Saunier

    Grand Prix François Bel - Institut de France

  • Festival International du Film d'Aventure de La Rochelle


  • Le Grand Bivouac

    Official Selection

  • Festival des Ecrans de l’aventure de Dijon

    Official Selection

  • Les Rendez-vous de Aventure

    Official Selection

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