Food

Eino Ruutsalo

Our food is radioactive. The fallout descends upon our cities and ourselves. It penetrates everywhere. The world takes on new colours, values are upset, and existence involves risk. Only dreams and expectations remain.

Production Year
1968
Duration
00:05:04
Type
Genre
Tags
Original Title
Food
English Title

Food

Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
No
Sound
Yes
Cast
Eino Ruutsalo (Author), Eino Ruutsalo (Director), Leena Valasmo (Actor), Ritva Vepsä (Actor)
Press Photos

Eino Ruutsalo

Born: 1921

Eino Ruutsalo (1921–2001) studied painting and drawing in Parsons School of Design in New York (1949–50) and Academy of Fine Arts in Helsinki (1952–53). He was one of the most prominent pioneers in Finnish visual and kinetic arts. He was a filmmaker, painter, sculptor and a visual poet. He is well-known for his experimental short films such as Kinetic Pictures (1962). He shot his debut film in New York in the early 1950s. Ruutsalo also directed a series of feature films inspired by the French New Wave movement. Image: Pentti Pietinen / Eino Ruutsalo archive