Heavenly Bodies is a poetic two-channel video work. The protagonist experiences feelings of compassion when going through news reports about the Fritzl family tragedy that happened in Austria in 2008. She is shown living in a doll’s house with the sky as a ceiling. The open ceiling and twinkling stars remind of hope and possibility of life somewhere else.
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English title / Heavenly bodies (II)
Original title / Heavenly bodies (II)
Type / Single channel
Genre / Installation, Experimental
Country / Sweden
Picture ratio / 16:9
Duration / 00:07:31
Language / Swedish
Sound format / Stereo
Year / 2010
Credits / Marika Orenius (Cinematographer), Jesper Toss (Cinematographer), Marika Orenius (Author), Martin Heuser (Composer), Marika Orenius (Director), Marika Orenius (Producer), Marika Orenius (Script), Artur Toss (Actor), Marika Orenius (Actor), Brita Bahlenberg (Actor), Jesper Toss (Actor), Magnus Axelsson (Audio Engineer), Andreas Saag (Audio Engineer), AVEK - The Promotion Centre for Audiovisual Culture / - (Support), Arts Council of Finland / - (Support), The Swedish Arts Grants Committee / - (Support), Joachim Berntsson (Translator)