An enigmatic film about Finland’s most famous painting, The Wounded Angel. A quasi-shamanic journey that probes the idea of death and may even open the doors to the beyond. Think Werner Herzog in documentary mode but with Finnish angels and magic trees.
What on earth is the meaning of Finland’s most famous painting The Wounded Angel, created by Hugo Simberg in an insane asylum in 1903? Here’s a movie tailor-made for lovers of fantastical documentaries, thought-provoking oddball flicks, art, Finnish angels, elves, trolls and other little people, magic trees, madness and brain-teasers of all stripes. This cinematic essay in the form of a shamanic journey probes the idea of death and may even open the doors to the beyond. A strange...
| 89 minutes | 2018
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