Ei kukaan ole saari

Ei kukaan ole saari

No Man Is an Island

Sonja Lindén, Finland, 200616mm, Colour, 40'

A man lives alone on his island. He keeps in contact with his sick wife every day by phone, but shares his everyday life with a cat. His seasonal activities are tinged with his quirky humor and philosophy of life and also music in its many forms. The preparations for his final departure take their time, too. This film is about loneliness, love and letting go.

Screening:
02 August, Shtëpia e Kulturës, 18:00

Category:
Made In Finland

Director: Sonja Lindén
Producer: Sonja Lindén
Cinematographer: Peter Flinckenberg
Editor: Helena Öst
Sound: Jyrki Rahkonen

Director's Biography

A filmmaker and writer of plays and short stories. Since 1997 she has been Writer in Residence at the Medical Foundation for the Care of Victims of Torture, where she initiated the Write to Life Project. She is founder of IceandFire theatre company.

Festivals and Awards:

Special Mention – 17th Nordic Panorama 5 Cities Film Festival, Arhus, Denmark. Silver Dove – DOK Leipzig, 49th International Leipzig Festival for Documentary and Animated Film, Germany. First Prize – Bologna European Festival of Film Schools, Italy. Special Mention – ZagrebDox International Documentary Film Festival, Croatia. Main Prize in category of over-30-minutes Finnish films – Tampere International Film Festival, Finland.

Contact

Sonja Lindén,
Screenday Films,
tel.: +358 50 567 1895,
sonjalinden@yahoo.com


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