Restless in Paradise / Rastløs i paradis

Olavi Linna (DK, 2009)

Rastløs i paradis (Olavi Linna, DK, 2009)

Happiness. Can it exist anywhere? The film takes place in Solf, a small country village in Western Finland where everything has stagnated in its own peculiar way. Solf was offiically declared the 'most perfect village' in Finland in 2006. To some extent this has caused the village inhabitants to stop dreaming of better places. Why leave this paradise?

CategoryDK/Documentary
KeywordsHappiness / Values / Finland

Basic information

Danish titleRastløs i paradis
DirectorOlavi Linna
ScreenplayErlend Loe
ProducerJesper Jack
Director of PhotographyLinus Eklund
ComposerUno Helmersson
Production countryDenmark
Dialogue languageSwedish
Duration40 min.
Production companyCosmo Film Doc
International saleUpfront Films / Ved Hegnet 27 / DK-3050 Humlebæk / t +45 5199 7200 / info@upfrontfilms.dk / upfrontfilms.dk
Festival informationDanish Film Institute
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Additional information

Danish ratingAllowed for all

Full credits

Direction
Olavi LinnaDirection
Script
Erlend LoeScript
Production
Jesper JackExecutive producer
Cinematography
Linus EklundCinematography
Editing
Music

Festival screenings

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Festivals Festival date
Nyon, Visions du Réel 15-04-2010
Tempo Dokumentärfestival 10-03-2010
CPH:DOX 06-11-2009
Malmö, M: Dox 22-10-2009
Reykjavik Nordisk Panorama 25-09-2009

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