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An extremely deep-diving international cinema podcast from two Finnish media professionals Karri and Henrik, who analyse any film from any country, every Thursday.

The Flick Lab Karri Ojala; Henrik Telkki

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An extremely deep-diving international cinema podcast from two Finnish media professionals Karri and Henrik, who analyse any film from any country, every Thursday.

    #92 - A Trip to the Moon (Le voyage dans la lune) (1902)

    #92 - A Trip to the Moon (Le voyage dans la lune) (1902)

    Somewhere around here, the cinema was born. Many of us know the iconic shot of the moon-face who gets hit in the eye by a spacecraft - even if you haven't seen A Trip to the Moon. This most well-known early fictional film was a huge success, groundbreaking and highly influential for the future of cinema as we know it. Georges Méliès brought the concept of the narrative film to the world stage. Join Karri and Henrik as they explain how 'The Moon' changed everything.

    • 1 hr 43 min
    The Flick Lab Trailer

    The Flick Lab Trailer

    A new trailer for the podcast.

    • 1 min
    #91 - Brother (Brat) (1997)

    #91 - Brother (Brat) (1997)

    The famous Russian director Sergei Bodrov's son, Bodrov Jr, became a beloved actor in the country, and even a role model for the youth, after 'Brother' (1997). In this neo-noir gangster film, Danila joins his brother's business as a paid assassin. 'Brother' became the huge unexpected smash-hit of the 90's in the country.

    Our guest is Tom Frankland.

    Brother / Brat / Брат (1997). Directed by Aleksei Balabanov. Starring Sergei Bodrov Jr., Viktor Sukhorukov, Yury Kuznetsov, Vyacheslav Butusov.

    • 2 hr 3 min
    #90 - Breathless (À bout de souffle) (1960)

    #90 - Breathless (À bout de souffle) (1960)

    What is the appeal of the French New Wave of cinema? What are its origins? What is the Auteur Theory? A thief tries to persuade a girl to elope with her. The Flick Lab investigates Breathless, directed by Jean-Luc Godard.

    Breathless / À bout de souffle (1960). Directed by Jean-Luc Godard. Starring Jean Seberg, Jean-Paul Belmondo, Daniel Boulanger, Henri-Jacques Huet, Roger Hanin.

    Hosted by Karri Ojala and Henrik Telkki. Edit by Karri Ojala. The Flick Lab theme tune by Nick Grivell.

    • 2 hr 22 min
    #89 - Cosy Dens (Pelíšky) (1999)

    #89 - Cosy Dens (Pelíšky) (1999)

    Cosy Dens, internationally the most successful film from Czech Republic, throws some dark humor on the daily lives under communism around the time of Prague Spring. Our Czech guest Ondřej Sedlář kindly came to help us analyse the film.

    Pelíšky (1999). Directed by Jan Hřebejk. Starring Miroslav Donutil, Jiří Kodet, Michael Beran, Kristýna Nováková, Simona Stašová.

    • 1 hr 37 min
    #88 - Nobody Knows (2004)

    #88 - Nobody Knows (2004)

    This week in the podcast, a film inspired by the Sugamo child abandonment case, where a mother left her five children in a flat in Tokyo and never returned. Among the many topics discussed are the real-life case, child social services, human disregard as well as Hirokazu Kore-eda's film and how it differs from the actual events. Our guest is Sho Watanabe from Japan.

    Dare mo shiranai / 誰も知らない (2004). Directed by Hirokazu Kore-eda. Starring Yûya Yagira, Ayu Kitaura, Hiei Kimura, Momoko Sh

    • 1 hr 54 min

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