In Norheimsund, Hardanger, Ingunn keeps alive the knowledge of making rope by hand, making rope for historical ships, from natural fibres. We see the process of rope making from hemp yarn to finished rope. The knowledge is tacit, and the nuances small, when closing the ropes.
Shot, directed and edited by Silje Ensby
Music by Ayumi Tanaka Trio
The Rope maker: Ingunn Undrum
Supported in part by the Norwegian Arts Council
Filmed at Hardanger Maritime Center, Norheimsund: facebook.com/fartoyvern