節目介紹 Introduction

ISÄNMAALLINEN MIES (2013) elokuvan traileri

愛國者之血(芬蘭/2014年/劇情)
 
導演:亞托赫羅能
演員:馬提蘇瓦薩羅、潘蜜拉托拉、楊內連尼卡倫
 
☆ 好萊塢報導『本片的力量在於馬提蘇瓦薩羅揮灑自如的精彩演出!』
☆ 2014年西雅圖國際電影節當代世界電影單元
☆ 2014年華沙國際電影節特別放映
 
由芬蘭十年來票房紀錄保持的導演所執導。改編自70-80年代真實奧運醜聞。排字工人托沃失業了。老婆鼓勵他做點有用的事,於是他決定去捐血。他的血液樣本讓醫院護士大為吃驚,接著,芬蘭國家滑雪代表隊僱用托沃為人體血庫,明星選手艾諾因而一路晉升到世界冠軍。但一樁意外影響到代表團奪得奧運獎牌的機會,現在成功與否都掌握在托沃的手中…。!
 
導演生平
芬蘭導演及製片亞托赫羅能以紀錄片短片及長片聞名,包括《The Magnetic Man》(2009)、《Shadow of the Holy Book》(2007)及《Tynnyrimies》(2004),目前也在芬蘭約恩蘇開課教電影攝影。他的首部劇情長片《Princess》是芬蘭十年來最賣座的影片。
 
 
A PATRIOTIC MAN (FINLAND/2014/DRAMA)
Director:  Arto Halonen
Cast:  Martti Suasalo, Pamela Tola, Janne Reinikainen
 
☆ “….The picture's strength is an unassuming, roll-with-it performance by Martti Suosalo as Toivo, a fiftysomething man who loses his job only to find he's not wholly without value to the community…” – The Hollywood Reporter.
☆ Set in the ’70s and ’80s, A Patriotic Man is fictional but based on actual Olympic scandals.
☆ Contemporary World Cinema Section, Seattle International Film Festival, 2014.
☆ Special Screening, Warsaw International Film Festival, 2014.
 
In the 1980’s, Toivo is an unemployed typesetter. His wife Pirkko encourages him to do something useful, so he goes to donate blood. The blood astonishes the hospital nurse and quickly, the Finnish national ski team hires Toivo to join their technical division as a human blood-tank, leading Finland’s brightest star Aino skis to the top of the world rankings. When a disaster occurs, jeopardizing the Olympic Games goal, the Finnish team’s success is in Toivo’s hands…
 
Director Biography
Arto Halonen is a Finnish director and producer, known mostly for documentary short and features, such as The Magnetic Man (2009),Shadow of the Holy Book (2007), and Tynnyrimies (2004). He also taught cinematography in Joensuu, Finland. Halonen’s first dramatic feature, Princess (2010), won prizes worldwide and is one of the highest-grossing Finnish films of the last 10 years.