Deadine presents the renewing powers of nature as the antithesis of the ideology of endless growth symbolized by urban environment. The black line – deadline – is not in the end drawn between life and death, but between two opposite worldviews. Turppi Group (1982-83) was an artists’ collective formed by Marikki Hakola, Lea Kantonen, Pekka Kantonen, Martti Kukkonen, and Jarmo Vellonen.
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English title / Deadline
Teoksen nimi suomeksi / Deadline
Original title / Deadline
Keywords / nature, destruction, death, symbolism, expressionism, buildings, urban landscape
Type / Single channel
Genre / experimental
Country / Finland
Picture ratio / 4:3
Duration / 00:17:00
Sound format / Stereo
Year / 1983
Cast / Turppi Group / - (Cinematographer), Turppi Group / Lea Kantonen (Director), Turppi Group / Martti Kukkonen (Director), Turppi Group / Pekka Kantonen (Director), Turppi Group / Jarmo Vellonen (Director), Turppi Group / Marikki Hakola (Director), Turppi Group / - (Editor), Turppi Group / - (Producer), Martti Kukkonen (Actor), Turppi Group / - (Sound), Turppi Group / - (Script), Turppi Group / Marikki Hakola (Author)