8 fictional short documentaries.
Jean Sibelius updated. Eight expert views on the composer’s personality. Eight experts re-view the composer’s personality. „Sort of Sibelius!“ gives you a different perspective on Sibelius. The focus is not on the music, but on the person. The genre is fictional short documentary, with both acted drama and animation tricks. The commentator is Kaija Saariaho, a composer herself. Other interviewees are experts from various fields of life; a doctor, a couples therapist, a wine connoisseur and a wilderness guide to name a few. Sibelius left various diaries, letters, notes and receipts behind. They paint a picture of a merry and interesting personality. How accurate this impression is remains a mystery. Subtitled in English.