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Into Eternity: A Film for the Future (2010)

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A documentary on the safety of nuclear storage.

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Michael Madsen
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Cast

Credited cast:
Carl Reinhold Bråkenhjelm Carl Reinhold Bråkenhjelm
Mikael Jensen Mikael Jensen
Berit Lundqvist Berit Lundqvist
Michael Madsen Michael Madsen ... Himself
Wendla Paile Wendla Paile
Esko Roukola Esko Roukola
Sami Savonrinne Sami Savonrinne
Timo Seppälä Timo Seppälä
Juhani Vira Juhani Vira
Peter Wikberg Peter Wikberg
Timo Äikäs Timo Äikäs ... Himself
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The subject of "Into Eternity" is Onkalo, the Finnish government's attempt to solve its nuclear waste problem by carving a vast, 4km-deep bunker out of solid rock to bury it in for at least the next 100,000 years. However, the film's focus is bigger. Instead of looking for cover-ups and conspiracies at the site, Madsen uses the existence of Onkalo to create a hauntingly beautiful meditation on the mortality of our civilization, asking the question: what do we say about ourselves when we create something that will outlast everything we understand? That may be the last thing that remains of our society? Written by Ulf Kjell Gür

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Country:

Denmark | Finland | Sweden | Italy

Language:

English | Swedish | Finnish

Release Date:

6 January 2010 (Denmark) See more »

Also Known As:

Az örökkévalóságig See more »

Filming Locations:

Finland See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

€668,952 (estimated)

Opening Weekend USA:

$3,530, 6 February 2011, Limited Release

Gross USA:

$55,167, 14 August 2011
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1.78 : 1
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Berit Lundqvist: If you want to take the people of China and India to the same level as the western countries in the next 20 years you'd have to start three new nuclear reactors every day.
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Written and performed by Karsten Fundal
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refreshing and singularly unique documentary style
23 January 2011 | by david-958-351608See all my reviews

it's after 2am in the morning here and I actually signed up just to applaud the quality of the documentary and it's significance to the thoughts it may engender in you on the legacy that we leave behind and lastly to admonish a review of 1 star.

this is a singularly unique documentary and well worth your time to view and review it in your own mind.

the music is interwoven throughout the piece and until the end credits roll you find that you were unaware of the music though you'll find yourself scanning the credits for the music section as it adds so much to the piece.

peace out. David.


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