Kempele is a grey hole located in the northern part of Finnish Ostrobothnia. It neither pulls in or pushes away the flow of traffic that trickles through it via the E4 motorway. It is ordinary. It is flat. It is very difficult to come up with any more adjectives describing it. Drag Me to Kempele is a portrait of a mediocre town where people shop, exercise or drive through on their way to North or South. You can visit Kempele at 64.9129° N 25.5035° E.
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English title / Drag me to Kempele
Teoksen nimi suomeksi /
Original title / Drag me to Kempele
Keywords / poetry, dystopias, traffic, countryside
Type / Single channel
Genre / architecture and urban space, landscape and nature, documentary, experimental
Country / Finland
Picture ratio / 16:9
Duration / 00:08:00
Language / No dialogue
Sound format / Stereo
Year / 2017
Cast / Acke Salo (Cinematographer), Samuli Alapuranen (Cinematographer), Samuli Alapuranen (Director), Samuli Alapuranen (Editor), AVEK - The Promotion Centre for Audiovisual Culture / Elena Näsänen (Funder), Samuli Alapuranen (Author), Samuli Alapuranen (Sound Design)