The video piece is composed of anonymously collected passwords and stories behind them, read by young actors between 12 and 16 years old. Each of them stands in front of a red backdrop and reads from a single sheet of paper personal confessions, childhood memories and clichéd rationalities. These are thoughtful, humorous, and emotional stories about a chosen word that often discloses personal information, which is the antithesis of its purpose.
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English title / Secret Words and Related Stories
Teoksen nimi suomeksi /
Original title / Secret Words and Related Stories
Keywords / virtual reality, stories, secrets, memories, confession
Type / Single channel
Genre / documentary
Country / Finland
Picture ratio / 16:9
Duration / 00:20:12
Language / English
Sound format / Stereo
Year / 2016
Cast / Jonna Kina (Cinematographer), Jonna Kina (Director), Jessi Collier (Actor), Emilia Benford (Actor), Cleopatra Högbacka (Actor), Markus Räisänen (Actor), Heikki Penttinen (Actor), Martin Örn (Actor), Jonna Kina (Editor), Suomen Kulttuurirahasto / - (Funder), TAIKE / - (Funder), AVEK - The Promotion Centre for Audiovisual Culture / - (Funder), Jonna Kina (Script), Jonna Kina (Author), Johannes Vartola (Sound Design)