Coriolis is a poetic documentary about identical twins, Marthe and Martine, who are separated by the world. A caregiver of the elderly, Martine currently lives in Helsinki, while Marthe, who works as a dressmaker, still lives in their native country, Togo. The two sisters come from a region where planetary winds, the great forces of the climate, arise.
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English title / Coriolis
Original title / Coriolis
Keywords / family (phenomena), seasons
Type / Single channel
Genre / Landscape and nature, Personal narrative, Documentary, experimental
Country / Benin
Picture ratio / 16:9
Duration / 00:13:47
Language / French
Sound format / Stereo
Year / 2013
Cast / Kaija Saariaho (Composer), Milja Viita (Director), Milja Viita (Editor), Marthe Napo (Actor), Martine Hakli (Actor), Loa Linnea Salo (Actor), Akwa Charlotte Houessoue (Actor), Marie-Reine Acapo (Actor), Veli Granö (Audio), Milja Viita (Audio), AVEK - The Promotion Centre for Audiovisual Culture / - (Funder), Milja Viita (Script), Milja Viita (Author)