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Soundbreaker (FIN)

Award-winning documentary about accordion visionary Kimmo Pohjonen, director: Kimmo Koskela, Finland 2012, 86 minutes

Searching for his own particular way of articulation, Finland’s most exciting contemporary musician breaks the chains of convention. Director Kimmo Koskela tells the extraordinary story of crossover artist Pohjonen and adopts his creed: challenge convention and create something new! To capture the nature of this exceptional musician, the director pushes the boundaries of the documentary form. His film is an overwhelming, artful montage of image and sound that elicits the same vitality as a live concert by Kimmo Pohjonen. "Soundbreaker" aired at countless festivals across the globe and received the Canadian "Prix de la Création" for its outstanding artistic creativity. Finnish original with German subtitles
Soundbreaker (FIN)