WHO’S IN IT?

Alma Pöysti (Naked Harbour), Krista Kosonen (Dogs Don’t Wear Pants), Shanti Roney (Make Believe), Joanna Haartti (Risto), Eeva Putro (The Curse of the Witches Blood), Jakob Öhrman (8-Ball), Robert Enckell (Border), Kajsa Ernst (Holy Mess), Wilhelm Enckell (Rock’n Roll Never Dies)

WHO’S BEHIND THE CAMERA?

Zaida Bergroth (Last Cowboy Standing), director; Eeva Putro (film debut), writer; Aleksi Bardy (Tom of Finland) and Andrea Reuter (Ladies of Steel), producers; Matti Bye (Faro), composer; Linda Wassberg (She Monkeys), cinematographer; Samu Heikkilä (Lovers & Leavers), editor

WHAT’S IT ABOUT?

In 1945, Helsinki painter Tove Jansson (Pöysti) experiences a new era of artistic and social freedom as she meets and falls in love with theatre director Vivica Bandler (Kosonen), and begins developing the stories of creatures known as the Moomins which would make her an internationally renowned storyteller…

IN ONE SENTENCE, WHY SHOULD YOU BE EXCITED?

The early career of Moomins creator Tove Jansson depicts events that may surprise those familiar with her more innocent works, but crafts a complex and endearing portrait of a woman thriving in an era of artistic and social liberation.

WHEN’S IT OUT?

FRIDAY 9TH JULY 2021

WHERE CAN I FIND IT?

IN CINEMAS NATIONWIDE

 

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