Two young lives intertwine by the melody of a piano as the world goes mad around them during WW2. The Piano Lesson shows children's perspective on the chaotic events of June 25th, 1941, when the Soviet Union bombed Finland’s capital, Helsinki.
DIRECTORS: Nils-Erik Ekblom, Tom Norrgrann SCRIPT: Nils-Erik Ekblom, Tom Norrgrann CINEMATOGRAPHY: Nils-Erik Ekblom, Studio 9Lives SOUND: Marko Ventola MUSIC: Karl Dumas SET DESIGN: Ville Juvonen, Mikko Kuivasto COSTUME DESIGN: Meri-Tuulia Mäkelä EDITING: Nils-Erik Ekblom PRODUCER: Tom Norrgrann PRODUCTION COMPANY: Ten Thousand Hearts
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