In the Japanese region of Echigo, people living under the snow for half the year. For this reason, they have developed a very original way of life and customs, festivals and religious celebrations individuals. Ulrike Ottinger poetic us about this reality of snowy landscapes, its beauty and austere way of life conditions; follows the path of the legendary “gods of the roads” and the spirits of the mountains; and it takes us to the fairy world of a beautiful bitch and her partner.
Title: Unter Schnee
Director: Ulrike Ottinger
Writers: Ulrike Ottinger
Production Co: Ulrike Oettinger Filmproduktion / Ma.Ja.De Filmproduktion / Bayerischer Rundfunk (BR)