Steam of Life (Miesten vuoro) (2010)
Release Date: Jan 26, 2010 Wide
Average Rating: 3.9/5
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In Finland, the sauna isn't a luxury as it is in North America, but an everyday custom enjoyed by people of all walks of life. As filmmakers Mika Hotakainen and Joonas Berghäll explore both the practicalities and the ritual of the Finnish sauna in their documentary Miesten Vuoro (aka Steam of Life), they reveal that for many people, the sauna opens hearts and minds as well as pores. The directors visit a number of men from all parts of Finland, who show off their saunas -- which range from
Jan 26, 2010 Wide
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A riveting documentary about the spiritual uses of saunas by Finnish men.
In breathtaking, open country, men straddling all kinds of pot-bellies toss water on hot rocks as steam and sweat and tears intermingle because "sometimes it's good to talk."
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