A Communist’s Daughter
A Communist’s Daughter is a documentary film about director Jani Peltola’s grandmother Eila, who lived in the Crimea in the 1930s as a refugee. Later in Finland in the 60s, she grew wealthier with the nation. The documentary is built on family film archives, showcasing the trophies of the standard of living they had reached.
Jani Peltonen gratuated from Lahti University of Applied Sciences, Institute of Design, Film and Television Department. His films have been screened on several international film festivals such as Visions du Réel, Karlovy Vary IFF, Melbourne IFF, True/False FF, Full Frame DFF and IndieLisboa.