Language Is The Key To Everything

Johanna Lecklin

A young man with Finnish roots tells a fictionalised story in Swedish. It is based on questions of identity and language that the Swedish-Finnish interviewees had discussed. The elderly woman, a first generation immigrant, speaks about cultural and linguistic identity with the man.

Production Year
2012
Duration
00:13:06
Type
Genre
Tags
Original Title
Kieli on avain kaikkeen
Finnish Title

Språket är nyckeln till allt

English Title

Language Is The Key To Everything

Production Countries
Finland,Sweden
Dialogue
Yes
Sound
Yes
Cast
Johanna Lecklin (Author), Niklas Kullström (Cinematographer), Johanna Lecklin (Director), Johanna Lecklin (Editor), Johanna Lecklin (Script), Jari Miettinen (Actor), Seija Rötkö (Actor), Kimmo Vänttinen (Sound)
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Johanna Lecklin (b. 1972) graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in 2003 and studied in London at the Slade School of Fine Art, in UCL. Lecklin works with video and photography. Her video work is based on documentary, narrativity and performativity. Lecklin’s works have been presented in numerous exhibitions in Finland and abroad, including the City States exhibition at Liverpool Biennial (2010) and It’s a Setup at Contemporary Art Museum Kiasma in Helsinki (2010).

27 works