Up and about again

Maarit Suomi-VÄÄnÄnen

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9’49 • 2009 • ov finnish • st english • Finland • fiction

Up and about again is moved by motion, laid back in the outback
Dreamlike images depict a saloon car driving, covered in a thick layer of snow and ice, through a summer landscape.
Something inexplicable has turned an otherwise ordinary day upside down.
Pain is hidden.

director, script and editing: Maarit Suomi-Väänänen
cinematographer: Sari Aaltonen
sound design and mixing: Kyösti Väntänen
stunt, car specialist: Risto Hämäri
snow and special effects: Konsta Mannerheimo
editing, assistant director: Ville Väänänen
still photos, camera assistant: Jarkko Liikanen
soundtrack composer: Tapani Rinne, recorded, mixed, arranged by Verneri Lumi
musicians: Tapani Rinne (clarinets), Johanna Juhola (accordion), Eva Alkula (kantele), Juuso Hannukainen (percussions), Verneri Lumi (programming)
Kohu-63 Wake Up: Arto Lättä Hyytiäinen (composer, lyrics, arranged, translation), Purtsi and Jypi (guitars), Lahti (bass), Pexte (drums), Stay free underground records 2004
grip: Torsti Hyvönen, Karri Takala, Elsa Varja and Henry Wacklin
online editing: Heikki Kotsalo (Parastus)
colorist: Inka Ruohela (Generator Post)
graphic design: Ville Kiiski (Medusa)
translation: David Mitchell
catering: Laura Indren (Hilla Productions)
production company: Boring Films
film laboratory: Finn-Lab
camera equipment: P. Mutasen Elokuvakonepaja Oy
support: AVEK / Milla Moilanen, Ulla Simonen, Finnish Cultural Foundation, Arts Council of Finland in association with YLE co-production / Sari Volanen
producer & production: Maarit Suomi-Väänänen


- screenings within the framework of La Vidéothèque Nomade
Court-Bouillon #2.17
Court-Bouillon #30
Films à la carte #3
Court-Bouillon #3
La Vidéothèque Nomade @ JaJaJa #4
La Vidéothèque Nomade at Cultures Maison
Périscope #1
Cercle Vidéo #3
La crise de lard + The Nomadic Video Library into the Greyzone
Périscope 2