Risto-Pekka Blom

Risto-Pekka Blom



Risto-Pekka Blom was born in 1970. He graduated from the Polytechnic of Arts and Media in Tampere. During his career, he directed a dozen short films.

His film Ihmissoihtu (2022) won an award at the Tampere Film Festival, as well as at the Norwegian Short Film Festival. Huoneesta toiseen (2004) is awarded at the Cork International Film Festival.

Blom's work is characterized by his experimental approach to form and narrative, as he strives to explore and strengthen his unique voice. Common themes woven throughout his works encompass the human experience and the sense of alienation, social justice, and the external expectations placed upon individuals regarding how life should be lived. Most of his works also incorporate humor, emerging from a profound seriousness.

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