Skip to main content

Pizza Passionata

Finland, 2001 (MIFF 2002, Animation)

Director: Kari Juusonen

A shy man, a femme fatale across the hall and a ping-pong bat all star in this magnificently spare, bittersweet meditation on the eternal conflict between dreams and reality. Screened in Cannes.

See also...

Nature Morte

An exercise in transformation ... More »

The Great Rubber Man

The conqueror is back to fight the good fight. 'Loving is caring', says the Great Rubber Man. ... More »

Strange Invaders

Roger and Doris live a quiet, comfortable life until one night they are awakened by the arrival of a strange visitor. It's a child - the answer to their dreams! A gift from heaven or from much ... More »

Down to the Bone

This twisted, superbly animated tale takes us on a journey to a very unconventional afterlife, populated by unruly skeletons with a penchant for boozing and big number stage shows. ... More »

The Dark

Advancements in child-scaring technology lead an old school bogeyman to fear for his job. But can computer-generated scaremongering ever be as frightening as traditional techniques? A tightly ... More »

Select a festival
Search The Film Archive
Browse By Director