Portrait of a Man / Miehen kuva

Portrait of a Man

PORTRAIT OF A MAN is a rough but beautiful documentary film about the crisis of a man in his forties and his desire for a better life; its a story of parenthood, alcohol, Finnish man and his desire for love. PORTRAIT OF A MAN is also an unusually intimate depiction of the relationship between the father and his son. Despite the seriousness of the topic PORTRAIT OF A MAN includes black humor and situational comedy.

Trailer

Details

Country of Production
Finland

Year of Production
2010

Format
HDCam, Digi Beta Pal

Length
59 / 81 min

Director
Visa Koiso-Kanttila

Production
Guerilla Films in co-production with YLE TV1

Original Language
Finnish

Subtitles
English, French

Festivals / Awards

Hot Docs 2010
Nordisk Panorama Bergen 2010 (Honorary Mention)
DOK Leipzig 2010
Quality Prize of the Finnish State / Art Council 2010
FIPA Biarritz 2011 (FIPA D'ARGENT Special Prize in the category Creative Documentaries) Thessaloniki IDF 2011