Pelléas et Mélisande, Part I, 16'

"Pelléas et Mélisande" (2011/2012) is a silent film adaptation of the play written by Maurice Maeterlinck. Maeterlinck's story comes visible by actors seeking to come together through different layers of water and shadows. The film has been screened with two different compositions. It was originally made for Jean Sibelius' composition: Pelléas och Mélisande. A young Finnish composer Mari Sainio made music for the film in 2012, it has minimalistic and poetic elements which resonate with the film.