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Telephone is a dystopia about people who gradually lose a human contact between each other in a pressure of the totalitarian information society. Spoken words echo in the endless technological environment without reaching their destination. Telephone is based on the PIIPÄÄ performance (1987).

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English title / Telephone
Teoksen nimi suomeksi / Telephone
Original title / Telephone
Keywords / dictatorship, dystopias, human relations, communication, dialogue, abstract, propaganda
Type / Single channel
Genre / dance films, performance art, experimental
Country / Finland
Picture ratio / 4:3
Duration / 00:08:56
Language / Finnish
Sound format / Stereo
Year / 1990
Cast / Veli Granö (Cinematographer), Marikki Hakola (Cinematographer), Marikki Hakola (Director), Marikki Hakola (Editor), Ari Tenhula (Actor), Kirsi Monni (Actor), Sanna Kekäläinen (Actor), Tiina Helisten (Actor), Kaija Saariaho (Sound), Jean-Baptiste Barriére (Sound), Kaija Saariaho (Music), Jean-Baptiste Barriére (Music), Marikki Hakola (Author)
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