Stories of the Absurd – Finnish Film Foundation

Short film package ”Stories of the Absurd” from Finland curated by Otto Suuronen (The Finnish Film Foundation) from the team of Finnish short film day. Short film day in Finland is a joint effort by several organizations and festivals working with short films.

Längd: 55 min

Daniella Mir

Ovi / The Door
Director: Jenni Toivoniemi,
Drama/Comedy, 2016 / 9 min
New father Jussi wakes up at night to strange sounds in the apartment building hallway. His fear and need to protect his family make him get up to investigate the cause of the sounds.

Vihainen Marsu / Angry Hamster
Director: Antti Heikki Pesonen 
Drama/Comedy, 2017 / 14 min
Short story about Tomi, a socially excluded man who lives with his mother. The young man’s dauntingly routine everyday life is interrupted when his mother takes Tomi to town to celebrate his 23rd birthday.

Katto / The Ceiling
Director: Teppo Airaksinen
Drama/Comedy, 2017 / 15 min
On the brink of divorce a middle aged man, Olavi, retreats to his cabin by the lake. After a few days he finds that the ceiling has come down making him unable to stand up straight.

Saatanan kanit / Fucking Bunnies
Director: Teemu Niukkanen
Black comedy, 2017 / 17 min
Raimo is a middle-aged Finnish man living his cosy middle class life with his wife in the suburbs of Helsinki. His comfy bubble is burst when a satan worshipping sex cult moves in next door.