Madness and Civilization

Teemu Mäki

A drama documentary about xenophobia, misogynia and the relationship between violence and pleasure. Pierre Rivière, Anders Breivik and Michel Foucault; two murderers and one philosopher are the main characters. The dialogue of the film is based on court minutes and on Foucault's writings.

Production Year
2015
Duration
00:56:00
Type
Genre
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Original Title
Hulluus ja yhteiskunta
Finnish Title

Hulluus ja yhteiskunta

English Title

Madness and Civilization

Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
Yes
Sound
Yes
Cast
Teemu Mäki (Author), Anton Verho (Cinematographer), Teemu Mäki (Director), Juha-Pekka Hotinen (Director), Anton Verho (Editor), Harri Virtanen (Script), Jukka Ruotsalainen (Actor), Ville Myllyrinne (Actor), Miiko Toiviainen (Actor), Marc Gassot (Actor (extra)), Noora Dadu (Actor (extra)), Jussi Lehtonen (Actor (extra)), Teijo Eloranta (Actor (extra)), Pekka Huotari (Actor (extra)), Timo Torikka (Actor (extra)), Kaija Kärkinen (Actor (extra)), Cécile Orblin (Actor (extra)), Anniina Tikka (Dance), Naomi Mmari (Dance), YLE (Funder), Radioteatteri (Funder), Ari Mursula (Sound), Teemu Mäki (Sound Design)
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Teemu Mäki (b. 1967) is an artist, theatre director, writer and researcher. He completed his PhD in 2005 and worked as a Professor in Aalto University during 2008–13. Mäki works in the fields of art, philosophy and politics. The results are visual art, theater, literature or theory. For Mäki art is the most flexible, versatile and comprehensive form of philosophy and politics. His works have been presented in museums and galleries in Finland and abroad, as well as in theatres, film screenings and festivals.

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