Real Snow White

Finland/France/The Netherlands 2009, Experimental, 9' | Director, Screenplay, Sound, Production Pilvi Takala | DoP Raphaël Siboni, Ahmet Ögut, Pénélope Gail | Production, Distribution AV-arkki

Synopsis
»My daughter thought she was the real Snow White.«
A Mother

Pilvi Takala comes up against the Draconian regulations of Disneyland and the absurd logic of the true character of a Disney figure when she wants to visit the theme park dressed as Snow White. The wary security staff refuse to let her in and mystified visitors wonder whether she is the real Snow White.

 

Biography
PILVI TAKALA currently lives and works in Amsterdam. She graduated 2006 from the Academy of Fine Arts, Helsinki (MFA). Her works are narratives based on site-specific interventions. The actions aim to reveal and question unwritten rules and shared truths of the specific social setting in a subtle way. The actual artworks produced, based on the actions, are mostly videos, but also include photographs and publications.

Films by Pilvi Takala
Players 2010
The Angels 2008
Kuuluttaja 2007
The Shining Shining 2007
Easy Rider 2006
Seinäruusu 2006

Pilvi Takala
Finland, France, The Netherlands
2009
Experimental, Short Film
2011
Focus: Now What