Finnish National Theatre presents: just filming

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Kristian Smeds’
latest stage work brings together two formidable acting talents:  Annamária Láng from Hungary and Juhán Ulfsak from Estonia. Their partnership produces a theatrical dance rich in passion, absurdity and humour.  A highly visual and musical performance, just filming is also a heart-felt tribute to cinematic art.

One of the leading theatre personalities in Finland, Kristian Smeds has directed and written several stage plays.In 1996 he founded the famous Theatre Takomo, working as the Artistic Director during 1996-2001.In 2001-2004 he was the head of the historical Kajaani city theatre, which even gained international recognition during the time.Since 2005 he has been working mainly in Baltic countries.
Soviet born actor and director Juhán Ulfsak, is one of Estonia’s most influential contemporary artists. He is a founder member of Estonia’s first independent theatre, the Von Krahl company. Ulfsak has worked with leading figures from the art world in Estonia, Germany and Finland.  He has participated in several productions by director Kristian Smeds: The Year of the Hare, The Seagull, Mental Finland and Der Imaginäre sibiriske Zirkus des Rodion Raskolnikow.  He has also worked with many other major Finnish artists such as Erik Söderblom, Teemu Mäki, Minna Vainikainen, Anni Klein and Tellervo Kalleinen.  His film work includes Autumn Ball, Temptation of St Tony and Roukli, all directed by Veiko Õunpuu, as well as the award-winning Cement Night  directed by Pirjo Honkasalo.  Last year Ulfsak worked as a director for the Von Krahl company , Theatre N0 99, and the Estonian Drama Theatre.  In autumn 2016 he will be directing William Goldings Lord of the Flies at the Finnish Theatre Academy.
Masculinity and Femininity
strike a common spark
under the eternally starry vault
of the melancholic northern sky
meanwhile the big camera is rolling
and the old school’s
reel of tape
is spinning loose
and once again
as the fin-de-soirée
lights grow dim
and the folk spill into the town-squares
the glistening snow lies fann’d beneath
an evanescent
forever flown
magic-moment memory
of the last tango

Kristian Smeds
(trans. Eva Buchwald)

Színészek / Actors: Láng Annamária, Juhán Ulfsak
Dramaturg és rendező / Dramaturge and Director: Kristian Smeds

Zene  / Music: Verneri Pohjola, Pekka Kuusisto, Timo Kämäräinen
Fényterv / Light design: Teemu Nurmelin
Videó / Video design: Lennart Laberenz
Video producer: Petri Tarkiainen
Audiovizuális asszisztens / Audiovisual assistants: Eetu Hiltunen, Matias Koivuniemi, Olli Valkola
Hang / Sound design: Vranik Krisztián
Hangtechnika / Sound master: Mikki Noroila
Színpadmesterek / Stage managers: Tarmo Tanttu, Aslak Sandström
Berendezők / Stage team: Tarmo Tanttu, Ronja Louhivuori és a 4 fős helyi stáb
Smink tanácsadó / Makeup consultant: Laura Sgureva
Producerek / Producers: Roosa Vaverka, Márkus Virág
Rendezőasszisztens / Director Assistant: Ronja Louhivuori

Koprodukciós partnerek / co- production partners: Magyarországi Észt Intézet, Trafó
Támogatók / Supported by: Magyarországi Észt Intézet, Finnagora

Magyarországi Észt Intézet, Finnagora



co- production partners: Finnish National Theatre, Magyarországi Észt Intézet, Trafó

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