Aalto is a documentary film journey into the life of Alvar Aalto, one of the greatest modern architects. This film shares the intimate love story of Alvar and his architect wife Aino, and takes the viewer on a cinematic tour of their creative processes and iconic buildings all over the world. We visit their most beautiful buildings in Finland, their library in Russia, a student dormitory at MIT, an art collector´s private house near Paris – and many other unique places. We learn about the colourful history of modernism and meet the Rockefellers, Le Corbusier and László Moholy-Nagy along the way. This charming documentary combines entertainment, knowledge, contemporary film material and rare unforeseen archives. The film is research-based, and narrated by eyewitnesses and top researchers from around the world.