MY FATHER FROM SIRIUSDocumentary, Finland 2016
CategoryKids & Family, Sci-Fi, Society
Documentary, Finland 2016
Runtime: 80 min. / 52 min.
Director: Einari Paakkanen
Production: Pohjola Films
When filmmaker Einari was a boy in smalltown Finland, his father Veikko was an ordinary guy with a job at the local tax office. Until he disclosed to his 12 year old son that he was a messenger between Earth and Outer Space. Henceforth, Veikko was a super-being who believed he could cure cancer, see extraterrestrial beings and contact the afterlife. 25 years later, Einari returns and confronts his father with his own doubts. Wonderfully told father and son film about belief and disbelief in the spiritual world.
Warsaw IFF, Docpoint Tallin, Tampere FF, Reykjavik IFF, WAMP – Yellowknife CA