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Living Room of the Nation

  • Release Date: Sep 11, 2009
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  • Runtime: 1 hr. 14 min.
  • Genres: Documentary


Filmmaker Jukka Kärkkäinen presents an unusual look into the lives of ordinary people in this documentary. Kansakunnan Olohuone (aka The Living Room Of The Nation) features interviews with a handful of seemingly typical Finnish citizens as they relax in their living rooms and talk about their lives, often with surprising openness. A street musician prepares for the day, demonstrating his standard pre-performance rituals. An elderly former priest talks about the many people he helped counsel as well as...more