You Go Where You’re Sent

Laura Horelli

The starting point of You Go Where You’re Sent is the director’s grandmother’s participation in the Berlin Olympics in 1936 as a member of the Finnish women’s gymnastic team. The conversation is based on her photo albums. After the war, the grandmother served her nation as a diplomat's wife. She tried to achieve a balance between her different obligations: shile she prioritised her duties as a spouse, she practiced her profession as a physician whenever she could.

Production Year
2003
Duration
00:19:21
Type
Genre
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Original Title
You Go Where You’re Sent
Finnish Title
You Go Where You’re Sent
English Title
You Go Where You’re Sent
Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
Yes
Aspect Ratio
4:3
Sound
Yes
Cast
Laura Horelli (Author), Laura Horelli (Director), Thomas Wallman (Sound)
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Laura Horelli (b. 1976, Helsinki) lives in Berlin and works with experimental documentary video. She is interested in representations and mediations of the past taking on a microhistorical approach. Her works have been exhibited at Venice Biennale (2001, 2009), Manifesta 5, (2004), ARS 11, Kiasma (2001, 2011), Galerie Barbara Weiss (2003, 2007, 2011) and Badischer Kunstverein (2014). She has participated in film festivals like Berlinale Forum Expanded (2017, 2018), ISFF Oberhausen (2018), IndieLisboa (2017), Kasseler Dokfest (2013) and CPH:DOX (2009). In 2011, she received the Hannah Höch Prize for Young Artists.