'Old-One, or Chief, made the earth out of a woman, and she said she would be the mother of all of the people. Thus the earth was once a human being, and she is alive yet; but she has been transformed, and we cannot see her in the same way we can see a person. Nevertheless, she has legs, arms, head, heart, flesh, bones, and blood.

The soil is her flesh; the trees and vegetaion are her hair; the rocks, her bones; and the wind is her breath.

She lies spread out, and we live on her. She shivers and contracts when cold, and expands and perspires when hot. When she moves, we have an earthquake. Old-One, after transforming her, took some of the flesh and rolled it into balls, as people do with mud or clay. These he transformed into the beings of the ancient world.'

- Okanagon Indian Tale

Portrait film. Something new to each new some one.

Music (used with permission): Trentemøller's 'The Very Last Resort'.

Director & Editor: Nataliya Gorbovskaya
Producer: Guilherme Ribeiro
Cinematographer: Jack Newman
Production Designer: Lucy Gahagan
Assistant Director: Kiran Kaur
Colorist: Matt Falck

Starring: Margarita Nazarenko

Filmed on the CANON 5D

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