Finland’s first skyscraper, Hotel Torni, was completed in 1931, the same year as New York’s Empire State Building. Torni’s architects envisioned the manhattanist hotel as a beacon for international guests that would arrive by airships and moor their Zeppelins to its spire. Torni (which means "Tower") established itself metropolitan hub of hedonism, where the international fashion and culinary trends first appeared, where cocktail-drinks were introduced to Helsinki, and where the nation’s intelligenzia and cultural avant-garde gathered to meet and vision the optimistic future. Its silhouette gained a an ominous new dimension, as the hotel was converted to headquarters for the post-war soviet surveillance commission and espionage. during this brief period, the manhattanist landmark took on the role of a Moscow skyscraper, as a belvedere for Stalin's eyes to overlook the capital. This film presents a parallel history, and creates new images and myths to add to the story of a unique building, Torni. Written, directed and produced by Nene Tsuboi and Tuomas Toivonen Direction of photography, stills, CGI by Niklas Kullström Music by Tuomas Toivonen+ More details
Created with a cup of fun, a pound of adventure, a bunch of love and a sprinkle of magic, Adventure Suites has a theme to suit everyone. Whether you prefer the psychedelic décor of the 1970's in the Love Shack, the romance furnishings of Ancient Rome, surviving a night in the Jungle, exploring the unknown in the Cave, feeling the solitude and beauty of a far away wilderness in the Log Cabin, spoiling yourself in the Victorian Spa, or relaxing in your own movie theatre; Adventure Suites is the perfect place to escape from the ordinary. Great for couples and families, our expertise includes hosting guests for birthdays, honeymoons, anniversaries, family vacations, romantic evenings, corporate retreats and kids' slumber parties. Customizable packages can be added to your room for your special occasion. Each suite includes a 2 person jacuzzi or larger. Breakfast is included with each suite. We offer complimentary popcorn and cookies each evening as well as unlimited movies. Our gift shop offers snacks, drinks, clothing line, gifts, bubble bath, candles and much more. Enjoy our beautiful fire patio overlooking the mountains and extensive back yard. In the winter, enjoy our Igloo and sledding luge. We are dog-friendly and we have a resident cat at the hotel. We offer a limited evening room service menu, or walk to 4 restaurants and pubs from us; some with live entertainment. The Cigar Lounge Hookah bar Emporium across the street also serves beer and wine. We are one of the closest hotels to Storyland, and nearby the Mt. Washington Auto Road, Conway Scenic Railroad, tax-free shopping outlets, White Mountain National forest, Cog Railroad, 9 ski mountains, horseback riding, Zip lines, tubing (snow and summer), Saco River, moose tours, dancing and much more. Our advanced customer service agents will gladly help assist you in planning your day. We have been listed one of the top ten theme hotels in the world. Adventure Suites is a one-of-a-kind property. We are not a chain and have no other locations. Our fun, themed suites combined with our love for our customers and many add-on adventures make each stay an original adventure. Our Super suites are state-of-art environments. Products and new innovations are painstakingly researched and ordered directly from Estonia, Italy, England, Germany, Canada, Mexico, Japan, China, Russia, all over the U.S. and more. We attend conventions and seminars across the country to become proficient in our themes and the latest technology to facilitate them. You have to see it to believe it. Your adventure awaits! Website - http://www.adventuresuites.com Cinematography by Chibi Moku - http://www.chibimoku.com+ More details
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