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Documentary Moomin’s Hostage


At 3 p.m. at Ateneum Hall

A documentary which focuses on Tove Jansson’s struggle to gain public acclaim as a painter. Throughout her life she was torn between the desire to be an artist and the urge to please the Moomin fans. The screenplay is based on her correspondences with her friend Eva Konikoff, her  fiancé Atos Wirtanen and her parents Victor Jansson and Signe Hammarsten-Jansson. The documentary is to be completed in August 2014.

Language: Swedish and Finnish. Subtitles: English.
Duration: 58 min
Director: Charlotte Airas, Photo Timo Peltonen, Editing: Kimmo Kohtamäki, Music: Pessi Levanto
Producer: Kaarle Aho/Making Movies, 2014

Included in the admission fee.