Sandra Hezinová on the film The Blind Man Who Did Not Want to See Titanic

2. 7. 2022
2 min
  • English

Jaakko is visually impaired and uses a wheelchair. He is in love with Sirpa. They haven’t met in person yet, but they speak to each other regularly on the telephone. One day something unexpected happens and Jaakko decides he must go to her immediately, so he gathers his courage and sets out on his own… A film which doesn’t tell a story of physical disability, but it successfully mediates the experience of it. Winner at Venice as part of Orizzonti Extra.

Directed by Teemu Nikki, Finland, 2021
Section: People Next Door

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