Aalto

 
Aalto is one of the most iconic names in Scandinavian architecture and design. The great thing about his architecture is that the spaces are built to be experienced. In Virpi Suutari’s visually appealing documentary, we follow the couple Aino and Alvar Aalto's successful careers. AALTO is not only a journey through time and space, shaped by rich and captivating archive material, but also an intimate and touching love story between charismatic personalities. The film also acknowledges the contribution of Aalto’s second wife Elissa, a formidable figure in her own right. (Gothenburg Film Festival)

Architektur und Gesellschaft | Architecture and Society 2021
Virpi Suutari
Finland 2020
color & black and white
103 minutes
English / Finnish / French / German / Russian / Italian / Swedish
OV with English subtitles

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Screenplay Virpi Suutari, Jussi Rautaniemi
Cinematography Heikki Färm, Jani Kumpulainen
Editing Jussi Rautaniemi
Sound/Sounddesign Olli Huhtanen
Music Sanna Salmenkallio
With David N. Fixler, Juhani Pallasmaa, Nina Stritzler-Levine, Antonello Alici, Harry Charrington, Peter Reed, Harmon Goldstone, Gail Fenske, Renja Suominen-Kokkonen, Johanna Alanen
Producer(s) Timo Vierimaa
Production
Euphoria Film
World Sales
Autlook
Austrian Premiere
World Premiere
Reykjavík International Film Festival 2020