A serious man heads into the woods as a moose yet discovers a path towards hope. This subtle, absurd drama gives a kind and comforting look at a person and at depression.
DIRECTOR: Johanna Vuoksenmaa SCRIPTWRITER: Petri Tamminen CINEMATOGRAPHY: Heini Mäntylä PRODUCTION DESIGN: Fiona Geary COSTUME AND MAKE-UP DESIGN: Riikka Mäntymaa EDITING: Antti Tuomikoski SOUND: Lotta Mäki PRODUCERS: Nora Kuusisto, Riina Hyytiä PRODUCTION COMPANY: Dionysos Films
Johanna Vuoksenmaa is a Finnish writer-director and co-founder of production company Dionysos Films. In addition to winning awards, Johanna’s films and series have become some of Finland’s biggest audience hits – her feature film 21 Ways to Ruin a Marriage (2013) still being the biggest box office hit written, directed, and produced by a woman in Finland. Johanna is known for her insightful and humorous take on everyday life which she explores through sharp observations about people.
Advisor / International Promotion and Cultural Export of Short Films
• festival distribution strategy for short films and short documentary films
• travel, project and material and marketing support for short films and short documentary films
• monthly short film screenings at Kino K13
• curating short film programmes