Director
Jörn Donner
Country
Actors
Minna Haapkylä, Laura Birn, Hannu-Pekka Björkman, Outi Mäenpää
Overview
Armi Ratia is the woman behind the legendary design company Marimekko and a worldwide celebrity. A theatre company has taken on the task of trying to portray the life and work of this complex person. The sets mainly consist of the well-known patterns that we all have grown to love. Armi is a brave, risk-taking businesswoman and her passion for her company repeatedly takes its toll on her employees, finances and family. The company grows while Armi's personal life is shaken by suicide attempts and turbulence. In Armi Alive!, Oscar-nominated film producer and director Jörn Donner portrays a fascinating woman with fervent ideas about the new Finnish man, her company, fabrics and clothes.
Release Date
20 March 2015
Original Title
Armi elää!
Genres
Runtime
1 h 24 min
Languages
suomi
Production
Producer
Author
Writer
Karoliina Lindgren
Director of Photography
Original Music Composer

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Emma Vestrheim

Emma Vestrheim is the editor-in-chief of Cinema Scandinavia. Originally from Australia, she is now based in Bergen, Norway, and attends major Nordic film festivals to conduct interviews and review new films.

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