Short film about the difficulty of remembering and the importance of forgetting. A film essay portraits a middle aged woman, through her voice and stories she tells about analogical cameras she has been using during her life, for art and film making. Her hands are shown opening and closing the cameras and testing if and how they still function. In between these images clips from 8mm material of landscapes and animals in Southern Patagonia and Tierra del Fuego are shown.
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English title / Retrospective
Original title / Retrospective
Keywords / portraits (works of art ), narrator, nature, cameras
Type / Single channel
Genre / landscape and nature, personal narrative, documentary, experimental
Country / Finland
Picture ratio / 16:9
Duration / 00:15:17
Language / Finnish
Sound format / Stereo
Year / 2016
Cast / Mikko Levoska (Cinematographer), Salla Tykkä (Director), Salla Tykkä (Editor), Salla Tykkä (Actor), AVEK - The Promotion Centre for Audiovisual Culture / Elena Näsänen (Funder), Salla Tykkä (Script), Salla Tykkä (Author), Timo Luomanen (Color Grading), Johannes Elo (Sound Design), Janne Jankeri (Sound Design), Katja Kostiainen (Sound Recording)