Scene from the film The Three Rooms of Melancholia
Scene from the film The Three Rooms of Melancholia
Scene from the film The Three Rooms of Melancholia
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The Three Rooms of Melancholia

  • Finland
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Pirjo Honkasalo's documentary film The 3 Rooms of Melancholia depicts the vulnerability of a child's mind. The main characters of the film are the 9 to 14-year-old boys at Kronstadt Cadet Academy, a woman called Hadizhat Gataeva who saves children from the ruins of Chechnya, and the children living across the border in the Ingushetia refugee camp. The setting is the everlasting Chechen war.

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  • Original Title
    The Three Rooms of Melancholia
  • Direction
  • Screenplay
    Pirjo Honkasalo
  • Cinematography
    Pirjo Honkasalo
  • Editing
    Nils Pagh Andersen, Pirjo Honkasalo
  • Music
    Sanna Salmenkallio
  • Runtime
    111 min (91+ min.)
  • Year
  • Country
    • Finland
  • Format
    • Colour
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