Butterfly Lovers

Marikki Hakola

Butterfly Lovers is a music and dance film by director Marikki Hakola. A Synthesis of the ever popular Chinese violin concerto and choreography inspired by Chinese martial arts and modern dance, the film is an imaginitive interpretation of the ancient Chinese fairy tale – 'A Love Story of Liang Shan Bo and Zhu Ying Tai'.

Production Year
2005
Duration
00:29:05
Type
Genre
Tags
Original Title
Butterfly Lovers
English Title
Butterfly Lovers
Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
No
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Sound
Yes
Cast
Marikki Hakola (Author), Chen Gang (Composer), He Zhan-Hao (Composer), Marikki Hakola (Director), Marikki Hakola (Editor), Marikki Hakola (Script), Raimo Uunila (Camera), Marikki Hakola (Camera), Dou Dou (Choreographer), Sami Haartemo (Online Editing), Dou Dou (Online Editing), Ding Yuehong (Online Editing), Sami Haartemo (Post-prod Supervisor), Marikki Hakola (Set Designer), Epa Tamminen (Sound Design)
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Marikki Hakola is a media artist, film director and producer. She graduated as a visual artist from the Finnish Academy of Fine Arts in 1984, after she began working with video and performance art in 1982. Since then, Hakola has completed numerous video and multimedia art works, installations, music and dance films as well as performances. Hakola is an internationally recognized pioneer of European media art, with her work appearing at many exhibitions, festivals and TV channels. Her pieces are found in collections throughout several international art museums. Hakola has also taught film and media art in Finnish arts universities.