Coriolis

Milja Viita

Coriolis is a poetic documentary about identical twins, Marthe and Martine, who are separated by the world. A caregiver of the elderly, Martine currently lives in Helsinki, while Marthe, who works as a dressmaker, still lives in their native country, Togo. The two sisters come from a region where planetary winds, the great forces of the climate, arise.

Production Year
2013
Duration
00:13:47
Type
Genre
Tags
Original Title
Coriolis
Production Countries
Benin
Dialogue
Yes
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Sound
No
Cast
Milja Viita (Author), Kaija Saariaho (Composer), Milja Viita (Director), Milja Viita (Editor), Milja Viita (Script), Marie-Reine Acapo (Actor), Martine Hakli (Actor), Loa Linnea Salo (Actor), Marthe Napo (Actor), Akwa Charlotte Houessoue (Actor), Milja Viita (Audio), Veli Granö (Audio), AVEK - The Promotion Centre for Audiovisual Culture (Funder)
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Milja Viita's (b.1974) installations and films consist of experimental and documentary elements. Her works have been exhibited in e.g. Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma, Kunsthalle Helsinki, Mänttä Art Festival and in film and media art festivals internationally. Milja Viita lives and works in Porvoo, Finland. She graduated with MFA degree in Time and Space Arts from the Academy of Fine Arts in Helsinki in 2005.