Marja from Carelia

Liksom Rosa

A documentary film tells the story of a gallerist Marjatta Nenander, born in the Finnish Carelia. After the outbreak of the Winter War, she had to flee first to Western Finland and then to Sweden, where she settled down after returning to Finland for some years. 

Production Year
2020
Duration
01:06:49
Tyyppi
Asiasana
Original Title
Marja från Karelen
Finnish Title

Karjalan Marja

English Title

Marja from Carelia

Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
Yes
Sound
No
Cast
Rosa Liksom (Author), Rosa Liksom (Cinematographer), Roni Martin (Composer), Heikki Kotsalo (Editor), Cowmama Oy (Producer), Rosa Liksom (Script), Rosa Liksom (Sound)
Press Photos
Rosa Liksom currently lives and works in Helsinki. For decades the paintings, writings, plays and video works of Liksom have fascinated audiences in Finland and abroad. Liksom grew up in a small town community in the Finnish Lapland. In 1977 she moved to Helsinki. Liksom has studied anthropology and political science in Helsinki, Copenhagen and Moscow. Between 1982–86 she lived in the Kristiania Freetown in Copenhagen before expeditions to Siberia and Mongolia. Few years later she travelled to communist China and Austin, Texas. Later, she has stayed in Helsinki. In addition to literary works, Liksom has made paintings and short films since 1985. She has also made comics, coloring books children’s books.