Briefly In English
Beautiful and funny stories from cinemas old and new. Watching films in cinemas is loaded with strong feelings and powerful memories, erotic encounters, laughter, anger and sorrow – any possible human emotion is only ordinary in these Temples of Dreams. The films also talks about the experiences of old projectionists and cinema owners in the era before film changed into digital bytes.
"The first documentary on the history of Finnish cinema theatres deserves attention internationally. Over a period of more than three years Jouko Aaltonen and his team have conducted a remarkable oral history project on cinema-going and cinema managing in Finland. The result is a work of cultural history."