For a better experience on MUBI, update your browser.
114 Ratings

Steam of Life

Miesten vuoro

Finland, Sweden, 2010


Naked Finnish men in saunas speak straight from the heart and, in the warmth of rusty stoves, cleanse themselves, both physically and mentally, towards the film’s deeply emotional and unforgettable finale.

This film is not currently playing on MUBI but 30 other great films are. See what’s now showing
Steam of Life Directed by Joonas Berghäll, Mika Hotakainen

Awards & Festivals

European Film Awards

2010 | Nominee: European Documentary

DOK Leipzig

2010 | Winner: Silver Dove (International Competition Long Documentary)

International Documentary Association

2010 | Nominee: Distinguished Feature Documentary

What are people saying?

Related films