A love story of Alvar and Aino Aalto, Finnish masters of modern architecture and design, an enchanting journey to their creations and influence around the world.
AALTO is an enchanting documentary film journey into the life and work of one of the greatest modern architects Alvar Aalto. The film shares for the first time the intimate love story of Alvar and his architect wife Aino Aalto. It takes the viewer on a cinematic tour to their creative processes and iconic buildings all over the world. We visit their buildings in Finland, a library in Russia, a student dormitory at MIT, an art collector´s private house near Paris, a pavilion in Venice – and many other unique places.
This charming documentary combines cinematically and organically entertainment and knowledge, contemporary film material and rare unforeseen archives. We dive into the colourful history of modernism and meet also the Rockefellers, Le Corbusier and László Moholy-Nagy.