The Debtors

Maija Timonen

In the film inspired by Brecht's Exile Dialogues, two women meet in a restaurant at Helsinki railway station. Stuck repeating the same borrowed sentences while gambling, the women lend a premise for the excavation of the history inscribed in the space.

Production Year
2008
Duration
00:16:18
Type
Genre
Tags
Original Title
The Debtors
Finnish Title
The Debtors
English Title
The Debtors
Production Countries
Finland,United Kingdom
Dialogue
Yes
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Sound
Yes
Cast
Pentti Pällijeff (Cinematographer), Maija Timonen (Author), Maija Timonen (Director), Maija Timonen (Producer), Henri Lindroos (Actor), Helka-Maria Kinnunen (Actor), Lisa Rosendahl (Actor), Emma Nilsson (Actor), Jen Mitas (Actor), Teemu Koivisto (Camera Assistant), Benedict Seymour (Sound Recording), Toni Sahla (Sound Recording)
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Maija Timonen is a writer and filmmaker based in London, producing analytic fiction. Her films have been screened in various international contexts and her writing has appeared in Chicago Review, Social Text Online, Afterall, Texte zur Kunst, May and Mute. Her debut book of fiction The Measure of Reality was published in 2015 by Book Works, London. She has worked as an acting professor of both artistic research and moving image at the Academy of Fine Arts in Helsinki, Finland.