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THE HOUSE PROTECTS THE DREAMER (2014)
16mm film scanned to digital, 5.1 surround sound, duration 14 minutes 08 seconds

The House Protects the Dreamer is an experimental narrative film about a fictive modern architect's creative process. The dreamlike film follows the architect and her assistant producing experiments that verge on the absurd. It is a film about faith, disillusionment and renewal.

The film was shot in and around a 1960 Aulis Blomstedt villa in Helsinki and features Heli Haltia and Dwayne Strike. Music composed by Infinite Livez and Hannu Karjalainen.

The full version of the film premiered in gallery Hippolyte in Helsinki, in september 2014.