1,200 kilometres of snowy landscape to be covered in 12 days. These are the conditions for the Finnmarksløpet sled dog race and Czech husky breeder Jana Henychová is set to participate again.
In summer, Jana organises children’s dog camps for children to earn enough to enable her to move 1,500 kilometres north, from the Jizera Mountains to wintery Sweden. There, with her four-legged teammates, she trains for three months, often in temperatures far below zero, to prepare for an even greater challenge: finishing a harsh long-distance race that is becoming increasingly professional year by year, setting a high bar for amateurs like Jana. Can Jana keep up with the others in this demanding male-dominated sport? Although shots of the captivating Northern landscape prevail, the film focuses mainly on the protagonist and her lifestyle. Outspoken Jana doesn’t hesitate to use robust language, making her comments genuine – whether they relate to what is happening around her or reveal her view of life, which is now inseparably linked to a barking dog pack.
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