Wasteland

Elena NÄsÄnen

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14’20 • 2009 • ov no dialog • Finland • experimental, fiction

This experimental film incorporating themes from Western movies is about five women, who travel through a hot desert.
The sultry air quivers and the grasshoppers chirp as the women make their way across sweeping plains towards the unknown. 
The journey, with its symbolic elements, culminates in an action that takes place off-screen. 
In this film shot in Australia the landscape constitutes one of the characters in the story.

screenplay, editing and production: Elena Näsänen
cast: Laura Boynes, Adelina Larsson, Bridget Le May, Janet Meaney and Payal Sehgal mahajan.
1st assistant director: Reece Jones
cinematographer: Evan Papageorgiou
sound desiger: Kearon de Clouet
1st assistant camera: Mark Collins
still photographer: Izabela Pluta
post production : LaB Sydney (producer: Stewart Dean / colorist: Dwaine Hyde, / online editor: Jo Spillane
financial support: Avek, FRAME Finnish Fund for Art Exchange, Art Council of Finland, Alfred Kordelin Foundation,
support by Artspace Visual Arts Centre, Sydney studio residency program.

watch the film


- screenings within the framework of La Vidéothèque Nomade
Soirée Plateau Télé
La Vidéothèque Nomade @ JaJaJa #4
Cabinet de recouvrement #2