• fantasy/science fiction ,
  • art/experimental ,
  • drama ,
  • Short films
2021

Rabobesto – Or How I Saved a Monster

Kuinka käänsin Rabobeston kylkiasentoon

Details

On the verge of her marital life, a young woman makes a journey into the night to find out why she has lost her heartbeat and turned golden.
 
The story of Rabobesto – Or How I Saved a Monster deals with coping in an adult life molded by the past with an alcoholic parent.
 
DIRECTOR: Mari Mantela
SCRIPT: Mari Mantela
ORIGINAL IDEA: Alina Tomnikov
CINEMATOGRAPHY: Jani Kumpulainen F.S.C.
SOUND: Timo Peltola, Jukka Nurmela
SET DESIGN: Maria Jännes
SET DESIGN CONCEPTS: Anne Karttunen
COSTUME DESIGN: Milla Muurimäki
MAKE UP DESIGN: Riina Laine
EDITING: Timo Peltola
MUSIC: Panu Aaltio
CAST: Alina Tomnikov, Jouko Klemettilä, Martti Suosalo, Valtteri Lehtinen
PRODUCER: Klaus Heydemann
PRODUCTION COMPANY: Inland Film Company

Director

Mari Mantela

(born 1978) studied camera techniques before film directing studies at the Aalto University in Helsinki. Mantela's medium length film An Autobiography (2017) won several international prizes and it competed in Palm Springs Shortfest and Brooklyn Film Festival among other top rated festivals. Mantela has a strong visual style which often combines digital imagery with traditional and character driven storytelling. She is currently working on her debut feature THEIA, a scifi-western set in future Nordics.

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Contact

Otto Suuronen

Advisor / International Promotion and Cultural Export of Short Films

• festival distribution strategy for short films and short documentary films
• travel support and material support for international promotion: short films and short documentary films
• monthly short film screenings at Kino K13
• curating short film programmes

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