• drama ,
  • comedy ,
  • second feature ,
  • Feature Films
2024 | 114 min

The Missile



Christmas is-a-jingling to Lapland in 1984. Niina (28), a single mother drifts into the middle of an international missile crisis in Inari when the Soviet Union shoots a missile across the Finnish border. A drama-comedy of personal and national borders and boundaries.

DIRECTOR: Miia Tervo
CAST: Oona Airola, Hannu-Pekka Björkman, Tommi Korpela, Pyry Kähkönen, Jarkko Niemi, Emma Kilpimaa, Tommi Eronen, Ona Kamu, Sakari Kuosmanen, Milka Ahlroth, Kai Lehtinen, Turkka Mastomäki, Kari Väänänen, Sanna-Kaisa Palo
PRODUCERS: Kaisla Viitala, Daniel Kuitunen
PRODUCTION COMPANIES: Komeetta, Stellar Film
SALES: Picture Tree International


Miia Tervo

Miia Tervo (b. 1980) is a writer and director from Finnish Lapland. Her short films have been screened and awarded around the world. The Little Snow Animal (2010) was EFA-nominated, and Clumsy Little Acts of Tenderness (2015) was also screened around the globe from Palms Springs to Oberhausen. Her debut feature Aurora (2019) screened in SXSW and won the Jussi Award for Best Film and six other Jussi Awards in 2020.

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Jenni Domingo

Advisor / International Promotion and Cultural Export of Feature Films

• festival distribution strategy for feature films
• travel support and material and marketing support for feature films

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