Nina is a young writer. She is offered to do a live translation for a sold-out theatre play. Everything seems to be going according to the schedule until a visitor from the past appears on stage. Unable to see the stage, Nina has to rely on her ears to understand what is actually happening inside the harrowing play.

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THE FILM

Country: Finland

Runtime: 15 min

Recording Format: 2k 

Exhibition Format: DCP.

Sound: Stereo, 5.1

Language: English.

Year: 2020

CAST

Maria Tyminski - Nina

Kristian Palmu - Max

Roxana Sadvokasova - Margo

Mariangela Pluchino - Kate

CREW

WRITTEN AND DIRECTED BY

Helena Aleksandrova

 

DIRECTOR OF PHOTOGRAPHY

Shahi Derky 

 

CAMERA ASSISTANT 

Taysia Ulianova, Saara Hasan 

 

ASSISTANT DIRECTOR

Uzair Amjad

LINE PRODUCER 

Jelica Jerinić

ART DIRECTOR

Helena Aleksandrova, Tia Hassinen

 

SOUND DESIGN & ORIGINAL MUSIC

Saku Kämäräinen

SOUND RECORDIST

Fiona Musanga

 

SOUND MIXER

Toni Teivaala

 

GRIP

Camille Navarro, Aishe Vejdani

RUNNER

Anastasiia Rezanova

EDITED BY

Helena Aleksandrova

 

COLORIST

Hannu Käki

 

PRODUCED BY

Helena Aleksandrova

ACADEMY OF MOVING PEOPLE AND IMAGES

 
 

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 MAKING OF

'Death in Paradise' was shot during 4 days between 24th and 27th October 2019 in Helsinki, Finland. The shooting took place in Kallio Stage and Publics. 

 

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DIRECTOR

Helena Aleksandrova (*1992) is a Helsinki-based video artist and filmmaker from St.Petersburg, Russia. Helena got her double Bachelor degree in St.Petersburg State University and Bard College, where she majored in Film and Video. She then proceeded to follow her art career and received Master's degree in Aalto University at Visual Culture and Contemporary Art program. Working a lot with moving image, she decided to give narrative cinema another chance. 'Death in Paradise' is Aleksandrova's first fiction short film, inspired by her long-lasting love for giallo cinema.

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 FESTIVALS & SCREENINGS

COMING SOON

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CONTACT

HELENA ALEKSANDROVA

writer, director

alexandrovayelena@gmail.com

2020