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The Bouncer


A night club bouncer gets disgusted of all the violence and repression of the weak he is seeing. He has to act to protect the victims.

Original Title: Poke
English Title: The Bouncer
Original language: Finnish
Subtitles: English
Genre: Comedy
Production Year: 2020
Premiere: Tallinn International Film Festival, PÖFF (2020)
Production Country: Finland
Duration: 11 min.
Production Company: Mjölk Movies

The Bouncer will have its North American premiere at the Tribeca Film Festival in June  2021.


Director: Aleksi Salmenperä
Screenwriter: Jani Volanen
Cinematographer: Heikki Färm F.S.C.
Set designer: Markku Pätilä
Editor: Samu Heikkilä
Sound Designers: Kirka Sainio, Samu Heikkilä
Costume designer: Riitta Röpelinen
Make-up artist: Riikka Virtanen
Producers: Mikko Tenhunen, Yrjö Nieminen

Director’s biography / Director’s filmography:

Aleksi Salmenperä (b.1973, Finland) has directed four feature films: Producing Adults, 2004, (sales: Celluloid Dreams); A Man ́s job, 2007; Bad Family, 2010, (sales: Match Factory);  Distractions, 2015, The Mine, 2016 and Void, 2018. He has won numerous prizes around the world, including the Fipresci Prize, Stockholm Film Festival 2004, Prix Europa for best drama TV-series 2006 (TV-series Pioneer) and Best European Feature, Munster 2007. His films have also been accepted to the official selection for Berlinale Panorama 2010 and the official selection of Toronto 2004. His short film Ferry-go-round was selected to Cannes Critics’ Week 2001 and he received the Cinefondation grant in 2001.

See You In An Hour

"Another round, another chance"

Eveliina has no clear direction in her life. She inherits old binoculars from her grandfather. Her disappointment turns into bafflement when she realizes the binoculars show a view one hour into the future. With her friend Pete, Eveliina starts to focus on the opportunities the binoculars present. There are many paths to choose from.

Original Title: Nähdään tunnin kuluttua
English Title: See You In An Hour
Original language: Finnish
Subtitles: English
Genre: Drama, Fantasy
Production Year: 2021
Premiere: Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival, BIFFF (2021)
Production Country: Finland
Screening format: DCP
Aspect ratio: 16:9
Sound: Stereo
Duration: 12 min
Production Company: Mjölk Movies


Director: Markus Virpiö
Screenwriters: Antero Jokinen, Jarkko Tuuri, based on a story by  Jokinen, Tuuri & Virpiö
Cinematographer: Juge Heikkilä F.S.C.
Set designer: Tony Alfström
Editor: Iikka Hesse
Sound Designer: Tuomas Seppänen
Composer: Juri Seppä
Costume designers: Amy Ylitapio, Satu Sinkko
Make-up artist: Anna Manninen
Producers: Johanna Tarvainen, Mikko Tenhunen

About the director:

Markus Virpiö is an award winning commercial director with several Cannes Lions short listings. His latest short film See You In An Hour premieres at the Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival in 2021.


The Violin Player

"The Violin Player is a film about love, passion, ambition and music."

The Violin Player is a film about love, passion, ambition and music. The protagonist is Karin Nordström, a celebrated violin player who injures her arm in a car accident and loses the ability to play her instrument. She goes back into teaching and falls in love with her almost 20 years younger student Antti.

Original title of the film: Viulisti
English title: The Violin Player

Country of Origin: Finland
Year of production: 2017
Date of completion of production: 1.12.2017
Date and place of the first public performance in Finland: 5.01.2018
Date and place of international premiere: -

Language of the film: Finnish, English, Danish
Subtitled in: English
Voice-over in:  -

Director’s biography / Director’s filmography:

Paavo Westerberg is an award-winning playwright, screenwriter, theatre and film director and actor. Westerberg has worked as a screenwriter for the feature films Princess (Prinsessa, 2010), Frozen City (Valkoinen Kaupunki, 2006) and Frozen Land (Paha Maa, 2005), as well as for the television drama Fragments (Irtiottoja, 2003). Paavo Westerberg has won the Jussi Award for the Best Script in 2007 and 2006 for the films Frozen City and Frozen Land. Westerberg also wrote and directed the television drama Latent Heat (Jälkilämpö, 2010), which was nominated for the Prix Italia Award. Westerberg is a resident playwright at the Finnish National Theatre and he has written and directed almost 20 plays. Westerberg graduated in 2000 with a Master’s Degree in Theatre Arts and currently lives in Helsinki. The Violin Player is his debute feature film as a film director.



Antti (Olavi Uusivirta), Darren (Kim Bodnia) BAR SCENE, (c) Mjolk Movies:Malla Hukkanen Darren (Kim Bodnia) CONCERT SCENE, (c) Mjolk Movies:Malla Hukkanen Jaakko (Samuli Edelmann), Karin (Matleena Kuusniemi), BED SCENE, photo by Malla Hukkanen Karin-Matleena-Kuusniemi-CONCERT-SCENE-c-Mjolk-MoviesMalla-Hukkanen