2020 | 12 min
  • comedy ,
  • Short films

The Bouncer



A night club bouncer gets disgusted of all the violence and repression of the weak he is seeing. He has to act to protect the victims.

DIRECTOR: Aleksi Salmenperä 

SCRIPT: Jani Volanen


SOUND: Kirka Sainio 

EDITING: Samu Heikkilä 

CAST: Jani Volanen, Elina Knihtilä, Kari Hietalahti, Tommi Korpela 

PRODUCER: Mikko Tenhunen, Yrjö Nieminen 


Aleksi Salmenperä

is a Finnish filmmaker whose works have premiered in major film festivals such as Berlinale (A Bad Family, 2009), Hot Docs (Alcan Highway, 2013) and San Sebastian (A Man’s Job, 2007). He won the Finnish film award Jussi for Best Director with Distractions (2015), and The Mine (2016) was nominated for the Dragon Award for Best Nordic Film in Gothenburg IFF.

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