• drama ,
  • LGBTIQ+ ,
  • Short films
2022 | 15 min

Service

Palvelus

Details

On furlough from his military service, Niko pays his estranged father a visit. Can old wounds heal?

DIRECTOR: Mikko Mäkelä
SCRIPT: Mikko Mäkelä
CINEMATOGRAPHY: Iikka Salminen
SOUND: Juuso Oksala
SET DESIGN: Heli Lindroos
COSTUME DESIGN: Heli Lindroos
EDITING: Jussi Sandhu
CAST: Otto Rokka, Teijo Eloranta, Aleksi Holkko
PRODUCER: Marja Pihlaja
PRODUCTION COMPANY: Tekele Productions

Director

Mikko Mäkelä

Mikko Mäkelä is a Finnish-British writer-director based in London, named by IndieWire as one of 25 LGBTQ Filmmakers on the Rise in 2019. His feature directorial debut A Moment in the Reeds (2017) screened at over 80 festivals worldwide and was nominated for The Discovery Award at the British Independent Film Awards as well as two Finnish Jussi Awards (Best Actor & Best Supporting Actor). Mikko is an alumnus of Berlinale Talents, BIFA Springboard as well as BFI Network X BAFTA Crew.

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Contact

Otto Suuronen

Advisor / International Promotion and Cultural Export of Short Films

• 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 K13
• curating short film programmes

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