Log Head

Maarit Suomi-Väänänen

Log Head is an experimental comedy about a birch log with a soul and a pair of skis. When old and useless, and ready to be chopped, Log Head takes off to its skis. Will Log Head’s escape be blocked?

Production Year
2015
Duration
00:08:00
Type
Genre
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Original Title
Pölkyllä pää
Finnish Title

Pölkyllä pää

English Title

Log Head

Production Countries
Finland,Canada,Norway
Dialogue
No
Sound
Yes
Cast
Maarit Suomi-Väänänen (Author), Sari Aaltonen (Cinematographer), Maarit Suomi-Väänänen (Director), Ville Väänänen (Editor), Maarit Suomi-Väänänen (Script), TAIKE (Funder), AVEK - The Promotion Centre for Audiovisual Culture (Funder), Saari Residency Finland (Funder), Banff Centre Canada (Funder), Kinokino Norway (Funder), Sari Volanen / YLE (Funder), Jarkko Liikanen (Photographer), Päivi Takala (Sound Design), Konsta Mannerheimo (Special effects)
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Maarit Suomi-Väänänen works as a filmmaker and media artist. Praised as fascinating, absurd and open to a multitude of interpretations, Suomi-Väänänen's award-winning works are shown in exhibitions, on TV, at biennales and festivals over 40 countries. Suomi-Väänänen has won two main prizes: Festival du Nouveau Cinéma, Montreal, 2009 and Toronto Urban Film Festival 2014 (judge Guy Maddin).