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Jenni Toikka

PRELUDI OP. 28 NO. 2
PRELUDE OP. 28 NO. 2

Finland / 2022 / Colour / 35 mm / 8’
World Premiere

Jenni Toikka
A woman starts playing Chopin’s Prelude Op.28 No.2 under another’s gaze : Jenni Toikka clearly references and reworks Ingmar Bergman’s Autumn Sonata. The camera moves to reframe the pianist, while the music becomes an inner melody. The frame tightens again, and the pianist has become the viewer, listening to the other play: first of many permutations that blur spatial boundaries and switch positions. The film doubles back over itself and starts again. In eight minutes, splits and diffractions multiply into infinity. (Nathan Letoré)

Technical sheet

Original version : No Dialogue
Script : Jenni Toikka
Photography : Ville Piippo
Editing : Sampo Siren, Jenni Toikka
Music : Frédéric Chopin
Sound : Kasperi Laine
With : Seidi Haarla, Meri Nenonen
Production : Jenni Toikka
Distribution : Tytti Rantanen (AV-arkki – The Centre for Finnish Media Art).
Filmography : Reel, 2019
Lighthouse, 2019
Circle, 2016
Adaptation, 2009.

INTERVIEW WITH THE DIRECTOR

Director

Jenni Toikka - Finland

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