Clumsy Little Acts of Tenderness
"A weekend father wants to show his teenage daughter his love by taking her to a carwash."
A weekend father wants to show his teenage daughter his love by taking her to a carwash, but instead of the carwash they end up on a life-changing adventure in the supermarket, at the endless sanitary towel shelf. They get "help" from an older lady who shares a bit too intimate stories of her experiences around and majorly off the theme.
English Title: Clumsy Little Acts of Tenderness
Original Title: Pieniä kömpelöitä hellyydenosoituksia
Country of Production: Finland
Year of Production: 2015
Genre: Fiction, Comedy
Running Time: 8,56 min
Screening format: DCP, Proress file
Sound Format: Stereo, 5.1.
Director: Miia Tervo
Producer: Mikko Tenhunen, Yrjö Nieminen
Script: Laura Immonen & Miia Tervo
Camera: Päivi Kettunen
Editing: Antti Reikko
Sound: Janne Laine
Music: Johannes Wist
Cast: Kati Vainionpää, Hannu-Pekka Björkman, Pirjo Lonka, Pasi Siitonen, Miitta Sorvali
Filmography of the director:
Tervo’s ”Hylje - The Seal” (2006) and ”Lumikko- Little Snow Animal” (2010) were both awarded internationally and nationally and screened at 30 to 50 festivals worldwide including IDFA etc. Lumikko was also nominated for the European Film Award / Best Short Film in 2011. Her latest “Santra and the talking trees” (2013) has also been around.