My Happiness is Round

Lauri Astala

What does love mean? What does important mean? What becomes of us because of that love-thing? In my life everything is fine - maybe. “My Happiness is Round” is a short film about sibling relationships and childhood.

Production Year
2007
Duration
00:08:52
Type
Genre
Tags
Original Title
Minun onneni on pyöreä
Finnish Title
Minun onneni on pyöreä
English Title
My Happiness is Round
Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
Yes
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Sound
Yes
Cast
Lauri Astala (Author), Elina Brotherus (Director), Hanna Brotherus (Director), Lauri Astala (Director), Antti Ikonen (Music), Elina Brotherus (Script), Hanna Brotherus (Script), Lauri Astala (Script), Lauri Astala (Camera), Hanna Brotherus (Choreographer), Tua Holappa (Narrator), Johannes Brotherus (Performer), Robert Brotherus (Performer), Amos Brotherus (Performer), Elsa Brotherus (Performer)
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Lauri Astala lives in Helsinki, Finland and Avalon, France. He graduated from the Finnish Academy of Fine Arts in 1989 and Chicago Art Institute in 2001. Astala is one of of the most distinguished media artists in Finland. He makes sculptures, videos and installations, that concentrate on our concepts and experiences of space and the ways in which cultural structures shapes them. His works have been presented at numerous solo and group exhibitions since 1989, including Eyebeam in New York (2013), Helsinki Art Museum (2010) KUMU art museum in Tallinn (2008) and Institut finlandais in Paris (2008). In 2007, Astala was awarded with the Finnish State Prize for Visual Arts.