Once I Dreamt of Life


Once I Dreamt of Life


Documentary film, 58′ and 77′

 

“When talking about suicide, one talks about life, not death.”

 

Every day in Finland alone, three people commit suicide. Thousands of people are affected by suicide yearly. Once I Dreamt of Life is a feature length documentary film about suicide — a subject that people rarely want to talk about. It’s an account about one’s personal relation to suicide, but also studies suicide as a social phenomena: What are the motives, warning signs and consequences?

 

More information www.onceidreamtoflife.com

 

Directors Jukka Kärkkäinen, Sini Liimatainen

Animation Director Gregor Dashuber

Script Jukka Kärkkäinen, Sini Liimatainen, Sami Jahnukainen

Cinematography J-P Passi

Editing Illusia Sarvas, Timo Peltola

Dramaturgy David Wingate, Magnus Gertten

Sound Design Michał Krajczok

Music Conny Malmqvist

Animations Talking Animals Animation Studio

Producer Sami Jahnukainen / Mouka Filmi

In Co-production with

Dagmar Jacobsen / Alias Film

Lennart Ström & Magnus Gertten / Auto Images

Joakim Strand / Film i Skåne

In Association with 

Yle / Iikka Vehkalahti & Erkki Astala

ZDF Arte / Susanne Mertens

VPRO / Barbara Truyen

UR / Daniel Pynnönen

Lichtpunt / Wim van Rompaey

With Support from 

The Finnish Film Foundation / Elina Kivihalme & Miia Haavisto

AVEK / Timo Korhonen

The Swedish Film Institute / Cecilia Lidin

Nordisk Film & TV Fond / Karolina Lidin

Developed and distributed with the support of the European Union MEDIA Programme

 

 

 

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