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Sorrow Tamers (Surunkesyttäjät)

2022 | 66 min | S | documentary

Tamers of Grief is a documentary film about people who have decided to face grief without avoiding or running away from it. The film, shot on film, is about love, change, sadness and giving up.

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About the movie


  • arts
  • ethics
  • finnish
  • health education
  • philosophy
  • psychology
  • social studies


  • death
  • defeating difficulties
  • domestic
  • emotional skills
  • movie technology

Educational levels

  • high schools and vocational schools


  • documentary

Age limits

  • S


  • Kokoproduction

For media educator

Grief is always a shattering experience, after which everything is different. Different in what way? - You can't know that unless you fearlessly enter the world of grief and surrender to the change that grief brings with it. Life is the practice of renunciation towards the final renunciation – renunciation of life. The short episodes of the film grow into a collective story about accepting the limitations of life and the need to maintain a connection with another person, even when it is impossible.

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