Contrapuntal

  • 21'
  • Finland
  • 2005
Complex and yet light trilogy that is shown in the reverse order from which it was made. The street musician from the last part, Juha Kiwano, first provided the music, an energetic rhythm. This was arranged by the composer Olli Helsinki and the Helsinki chamber choir and sung in the middle part. In a desolate industrial landscape, the music seems to offer solace and unity. That led the singing saw player from the first part, Antti Halonen, to make a composition that he plays in the expanse of Finnish forests like a rural variation on Kurt Cobain. Until his timeless lyricism is disrupted by chainsaws and a spry group of passers-by. Contrapuntal was originally an installation.


Director
Jani Ruscica
Country of production
Finland
Production Year
2005
Festival Edition
IFFR 2008
Length
21'
Medium
Betacam SP PAL
Original title
Kontrapunkti
Language
no dialogue
Producer
Jani Ruscica
Production Company
Askel productions
Sales
Askel productions
Screenplay
Jani Ruscica
Editor
Jani Ruscica