Catching (2009)
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Catching (2009)

Kaarina (actress Tanja Heinänen) is an unemployed Finnish sawmill worker, who travels to Argentina to work after having enough of the short term jobs and relatioships back up North. The film is a personal statement about the ongoing global transformation of the forest industry. “Catching” continues from the themes of the sawmill related short film … Continue reading

Vialliset otteet (2009)
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Vialliset otteet (2009)

“Vialliset otteet” is a docufiction about Elina and Ari (26) and their unconventional relationship. The film is mixing material based on true events and feelings, true dreams, imaginined things, fictive events and documentary. It’s my bachelor’s thesis work for ELO Helsinki Film School. In its first screenings in TaiK “Vialliset otteet” consisted of parts where … Continue reading

If I Fall (2007)
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If I Fall (2007)

“A nordic, but still universal film expressing the search of love in a poetic story of few words. The flawless directing of the film deals with human relations on many levels and with great complexity.” -Jury’s statement: Uppsala International Short Film Festival Grand Prix 2008 A short film about Kaarina, a Finnish sawmill worker. She’s … Continue reading

Tadpoles (2006)
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Tadpoles (2006)

Ilja is a 18-year-old boy. He keeps tadpoles in a bucket in the backyard and is afraid to encounter his neighbour Anna. with Juha-Matti Koskela, Anshelm Laine, Kaisa Malinen, Anni Eiristö, Sakari Kajosaari script, director: Hannaleena Hauru cinematography: Matti Ilmari Lehtinen editors: Johanna Harmaala, Heidi Vilhunen music: Johannes Vartola camera assistant: Anu Kaaja assistant producer: … Continue reading