• comedy ,
  • second feature ,
  • Feature Films
Spring 2024 | 92 min

Butterflies

Perhoset

Details

A stressed out, somewhat pessimistic 29-year-old woman working in politics and her overly optimistic former schlager singer father are obliged to get along at the most important tango festival in Finland. She says no to everything, and he says yes to anything. Nothing can go wrong during the most violent Finnish summer event, where they are both stuck for different reasons.

DIRECTOR: Jenni Toivoniemi
SCRIPTWRITER: Anna Brotkin
PRODUCER: Miia Haavisto
PRODUCTION COMPANY: Tekele Productions

Director

Jenni Toivoniemi

Jenni Toivoniemi (b. 1978) is a Finnish writer-director. Her short comedy The Date (2012) was awarded at the Sundance Film Festival and at the Berlinale Generation 14+. Her other short films include The Committee (2016, with Gunhild Enger) and The Door (2017). Toivoniemi has written the feature films Korso (2014) and Sihja, the Rebel Fairy (2021) together with Kirsikka Saari. Toivoniemi was also part of the writer-director team of Force of Habit (2019). Her debut feature film as a director was Games We Play (2021).

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Contact

Jenni Domingo

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