The Young Schjerfbeck

The Young Schjerfbeck

Synopsis

“The Young Schjerfbeck” tells about ten years (1880-1890) in the life of the artist Helene Schjerfbeck. These are years she spent in France and England. These are years during which she assembles an intellectual heritage for life. The film follows her track to the artist colonies in France and England. The story begins as Helene Schjerfbeck arrives in Gare du Nord 1880. She is 18 years old and has earned a stipend from the Senate to study art in Paris.

Helene Schjerfbeck (1862-1946) is one of the greatest artists in Finland and a predecessor of modernism.

Crew

Director

Charlotte Airas

Cinematography

Timo Peltonen

Editing

Kimmo Kohtamäki

Sound

Pietu Korhonen

Music

Pessi Levanto

Producer

Kaarle Aho

Production company

Making Movies Oy

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