Poltettu / The Sacrifice

POLTETTU / THE SACRIFICE

HD video, 16:9
Stereo
Duration: 5’55”
Year: 2011

The short film is based on a legend of Poltettu. He was an “village idiot” who lived in Ostrobothnia during World War II. He believed that he can fly and because of that he built different gadgets for flying. The film searches limits of subjectivity and longing for freedom.

CAST
Topi Äikäs (Poltettu)
Juuso Oksala, Anna Alkiomaa, Tiina Lehikoinen (Villagers)

CREW
Writer & director: Tiina Lehikoinen
Producers: Sasja Montonen & Anna Alkiomaa
Cinematographer: Anne-Mari Musturi
1st Assistant Camera: Janne Keränen
Gaffers: Mikko Parttimaa & Jussi Autio
Editors: Ville Hakonen & Jussi Sandhu
Sound Designer: Juuso Oksala
Music: Juuso Ojala & Mika Kivi
Animation: Tiina Lehikoinen & Liina Luoma

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