M is an art film that explores the relationship between sexuality and death. They merge in all of us, disguising the fear of death or the desire to die, the world of Eros and Thanatos. The character M, inspired by Marilyn Monroe, is a symbol of this interpenetration. The actress’s death is as famous as her sexuality and thus sets a perfect example of how the ancient bond between sex and death is being forever mystified and exploited by the popular culture.
Anna Eriksson is one of Finland’s leading musicians. Four years ago, Eriksson took time away from her long and multi-award-winning music career in order to concentrate in the making of the art film M. Eriksson is responsible for all the artistic aspects of the film. The world premiere of M was at the 33rd Venice International Critics’ Week.