• children & youth ,
  • drama ,
  • Short films
2021 | 15 min

Mad from the Sun

Auringonpistos

Details

A middle-aged woman wakes up one morning only to find a bloody message from her teenage years taped to her window. Does first love ever die?

DIRECTOR: Anna Äärelä 
SCRIPT
: Anna Äärelä 
CINEMATOGRAPHY: Max Smeds 
SOUND: Jani Nikander 
SET DESIGN: Ansku Heiskanen 
COSTUME DESIGN: Elina Äärelä 
EDITING: Inka Lahti 
MUSIC: Sonja Pennanen, Mikko Pennanen 
CAST: Julia Von Lerber, Amos Brotherus, Saara Kotkaniemi 
PRODUCER: Pilvi Kuusrainen  
PRODUCTION COMPANY: Bufo

Director

Anna Äärelä

is a Finnish writer-director. She holds a Master’s degree in film directing from Aalto University. During her studies she wrote and directed over ten short films. She started out as a freelance photographer and is still working as one. Prior to her studies in film, she graduated with a degree in Finnish Sign Language interpretation. The use of language has always been a big part of her work alongside with her strong visual style.

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Contact

Otto Suuronen

International Promotion Advisor

• festival distribution strategy for short films and short documentary films
• travel support and material support for international promotion: short films and short documentary films
• monthly short film screenings at Kino K-13
• curating short film programmes

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