FIVE STAR EXISTENCE

CATEGORY

2014-Competition

FIVE STAR EXISTENCE

Sonja Lindén

Finland, 2011, 90’

Editing: Samu Heikkilä
Photography: Peter Flickenberg
Producer: Sonja Lindén
Producer Company: Avanton Productions
Music: Rebekka Karijord
Sound: Janne Laine

Synopsis:
With the accelerating pace of everyday life and our increasing virtual presence as individuals, the line between the real and the virtual self has begun to blur. In this personal and cinematic journey, the director observes the links between freedom and dependence in our time.

Director:
Sonja Lindén has worked as a producer, production manager and director in the field of filmmaking. Her own works focus mainly on the experiences people have with freedom and its reflections on our external reality. The dimensions of love and loneliness are additional important themes in her films.

Filmography
Five Star Existence, 2011
No Man is an Island, 2006
Gacaca- Awaiting Justice, 2003
Breathing, 2002
Steps on The Yoga Path, 2000

Awards
Documentary Edge Festival, Auckland and Wellington, New Zealand, 2012
Best Future Watch
Seattle International Film Festival, USA, 2012, Grand Jury Prize (Best Documentary)
BIFF Baghdad International Film Festival, Iraq, 2012, Jury Prize, The Human Image Competition
Kinolitopys – International Documentary Film Festival, Kiev, Ukraine, 2013 Kyiv Award (the best director)

Website
www.avanton.fi

Trailer
http://www.avanton.fi/fivestarexistence/en/trailer

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