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The Powder of Sympathy

Tuomas A. Laitinen
Finland, USA, Benin, China 2015 / 9’

During shooting, the maker of The Powder of Sympathy played several significant roles. In addition to directing the film, he was also responsible for the editing and cinematography. His images are accompanied by the voice of the narrator, Yuan Z.
The silent protagonist of the film is copper. Latinen investigates its influence on various aspects of human life, including the social aspect.

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Tuomas A. Laitinen

Born in 1976. Visual artist. Graduated from the Academy of Fine Arts in Finland. Uses a variety of media in his creative work. Has three earlier films to his credit.


2010 Rising  (short)
2013 Dormitorium (short)
2015 Proszek sympatii / The Powder of Sympathy (short)

Cast & Crew

director Tuomas A. Laitinen
screenplay Jenna Sutela, Yuan Z
cinematography Tuomas A. Laitinen
editing Tuomas A. Laitinen
music Matti Ahopelto, Tuomas A. Laitinen
cast Yuan Z
producer Tuomas A. Laitinen
production AV Arkki
sales AV Arkki
language English
colouration colour