The Obedient

Carolin Koss

The Obedient portrays a woman who is steered by an invisible force in a dystopian world. Guided by a black cat, she breaks out of her invisible chains and goes on a journey through dark places in hope to find light.

Production Year
2018
Duration
00:13:13
Type
Genre
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Original Title
The Obedient
English Title

The Obedient

Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
No
Sound
Yes
Cast
Carolin Koss (Author), Hannu Käki (Cinematographer), Kim Viitanen (Cinematographer), Johanna Tarkkanen (Composer), Carolin Koss (Director), Otto Andersson (Editor), Carolin Koss (Producer), Carolin Koss (Script), Aleksi Tegel (Sound Design), the black cat Mymi (Actor), Inari Lepistö (Actor), Suomen Kulttuurirahasto / Finnish Cultural Foundation (Funder), Arts Promotion Centre Finland (Funder), Elisabeth och Birgit Nygréns stiftelse (Funder)
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Carolin Koss is a Helsinki based artist and filmmaker originally from Germany. Koss works with various mediums and often creates contemplative and aesthetic works, which embody internal landscapes or call for environmental deliberation. Her works recurrently have a dreamlike nature and captivate through symbolic language and stylized imagery. She completed her MFA degree at the Finnish Academy of Fine Arts in Helsinki in 2014. Her films and video works have been shown on various international exhibitions and film festivals e.g. in Helsinki, Stockholm, Riga, Berlin, Athens, Venice, London and New York. Koss was recently nominated for the “Young Achiever’s Award” at the Golden Women Awards in Helsinki, she won the 1st price at the Screen & Sound Fest in Kraków and she was granted with the “Hope Award for arising new talents” at the Unprecedented film festival in Tallin.