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Country:
Finland
Genres:
Documentary, Music
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Language:
Finnish
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Year:
2022
Edition
RIFF 2022

Karaoke Paradise

75 Minutes | Finland | 2022

Synopsis

Evi, Finland’s most experienced karaoke hostess, wants to hug her customers’ pain away. Yet again, she packs her equipment into her car to travel through the northern landscapes of Finland – but Finns have found a unique way out of loneliness: They sing

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Director’s Bio

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Director Einari Paakkanen graduated with a Bachelor of Arts from the Turku University of Applied Sciences (Arts Academy), and did his Master’s degree in Documentary Directing in Barcelona. He was an alumni of Berlinale Talents in 2018. He has directed both fiction and documentary films. Besides being a film director, Einari is one of the best location managers in Finland and a poet.

Filmography
My Father From Sirius (80min. Documentary, 2016)
Cross Country (55 min. Documentary, 2018)
Where is Thon? (6min. Animated Fiction, 2016)

Film Details

  • Year:
    2022
  • Genres:
    Music, Documentary
  • Runtime:
    75 Minutes
  • Languages:
    Finnish
  • Countries:
    Finland
  • Premiere:
    Icelandic Premiere
  • Edition:
    RIFF 2022
  • Director:
    Einari Paakkanen
  • Screenwriter:
    Einari Paakkanen
  • Producer:
    Marianne Mäkelä
  • Cast:

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