Mantaray Film

THE LANGUAGE OF SILENCE (2017)

A suitcase full of photos, diaries, phonebooks and a tape with Finnish tango sets Swedish filmmaker Frans Huhta off on an odyssey to get to know his deceased mother and come to peace with a heritage in the shadow of a suicide.


Contact

Director: Frans Huhta, 073-702 46 37, frans.huhta@gmail.com (interviews)
Producent: Anna Weitz, 070-408 59 31, anna@mantarayfilm.se (bookings and other questions)

Presskit

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Production

Director: Frans Huhta
Producer: Anna Weitz / Mantaray Film
Editors: Sascha Fülsher, Nicklas Estberg, Frans Huhta
Composer: Jean-Louis Huhta
Sound Designer: Olli Huhtanen
Co-producer: Satu Majava, Joonas Berghäll / Oktober Oy (FI)
Release: Gothenburg Film Festival 2017
Distribution and Sales: Looking for
Duration: 59 min

Financiers and co-producers: Film Väst, The Swedish Film Institute/Cecilia Lidin, The Swedish Arts Grants Committee, Kulturfonden för Sverige & Finland, Göteborg Stad, Filmregion Stockholm-Mälardalen, UR, The Finnish Foundation, YLE and AVEK.


Information

Winner of Tempo Pitch Award 
Developed at EAVE Producers Workshop
Developed during studies at StDH and Valand Academy

 

            

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