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Polis X
Polis X
Polis X
Polis X
Polis X

The word Polis comes from Greek, meaning a city or an entity composed of citizens. Polis X is a kaleidoscope of human destinies that refer to the ancient Greek ideal of the city-state. Instead of depicting a perfected state of an utopian community, the viewer is confronted by the obscene historical traces of the mankind’s inhumanity.

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English title / Polis X
Teoksen nimi suomeksi / Polis X
Original title / Polis X
Keywords / humour, body image and culture, animation, fiction, surrealism, human relations, history
Type / Single channel
Genre / political commentary
Country / Finland, United States
Picture ratio / 16:9
Duration / 00:26:27
Language / English
Sound format / Stereo
Year / 2012
Cast / Erkka Nissinen (Cinematographer), Erkka Nissinen (Composer), Erkka Nissinen (Director), Erkka Nissinen (Editor), Suomen Kulttuurirahasto / - (Funder), M+ museo / - (Funder), Erkka Nissinen (Sound), Erkka Nissinen (Script), Erkka Nissinen (Author)
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