Teacher 1918

Virkajärvi Sampsa

The film is about a teacher who has fallen in love with a man fighting behind the front lines. The life is characterized by uncertainty, fear and longing. The pages of her diary become filled with text.

Production Year
2007
Duration
00:23:25
Type
Genre
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Original Title
Opettaja 1918
Finnish Title
Opettaja 1918
English Title
Teacher 1918
Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
Yes
Aspect Ratio
4:3
Sound
Yes
Cast
Sampsa Virkajärvi (Author), Sampsa Virkajärvi (Director), Sampsa Virkajärvi (Editor), Sampsa Virkajärvi (Producer), Sampsa Virkajärvi (Script), Sampsa Virkajärvi (Camera), Sampsa Virkajärvi (Cast), Hannele Karppinen (Cast), (Cast), Riikka Lenkkeri (Cast), Pirkkoliisa Tikka (Narrator), Sampsa Virkajärvi (Sound Design)
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Sampsa Virkajärvi

Born: 1970

Sampsa Virkajärvi is a visual artist and documentary filmmaker. His works deal with cultural issues and historical matters. Virkajärvi is interested in people’s experiences of living under the pressures of economical powers and technological changes. His works explore the ways in which people attempt to make the world more understandable and suitable for themselves. Virkajärvi’s works have been seen in exhibitions and festivals including Helsinki Art Museum’s Kluuvi Gallery (2008), Mänttä Art Festival (2008), Museum of Contemporary Art Kiasma (2008) and Kunsthalle Helsinki (2001).