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Ilkka Rautio

Finland

Biography

Ilkka Rautio (b. 1979) is a Finnish film director, screenwriter and editor. He has studied film directing at Aalto University in Helsinki.
In his previous films The Elk Whisperer and The Treasured Waters, Ilkka has studied man’s relationship to nature.
His most recent documentary film Wonder World of Ice, is about globalisation in Finnish Lapland from the point of view of a reindeer and Chinese ice sculptors.


Filmography:
Wonder World of Ice
The Treasured Waters
The Elk Whisperer

Wonder_World_of_Ice

Wonder World of Ice

Keinolumikylä (Orig.) / 2013 / Finland / 51 min

A group of Chinese sculptors arrive to build an exotic experience park in the middle of Finnish Lapland. Among them Huang Sheng, a young Chinese student, who brings with him his dreams...

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