Monday | November 20, 2017

Summer 1962, Olli Mäki has a shot at the world championship title in featherweight boxing. From the Finnish countryside to the bright lights of Helsinki, everything has been prepared for his fame and fortune. All Olli has to do is lose weight and concentrate. But there is a problem – he has fallen in love with Raija.

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Local Release: 19 Oct 2017
Directed by: Juho Kuosmanen
Starring: Jarkko Lahti, Oona Airola, Eero Milonoff
Genre: Biography / Drama / Romance
Language: Finnish
Distributor: GSC Movies

 

Awards:

Festival De Cannes Awards Logo Cannes Film Festival, 2016

Jussi Awards, 2017  
Won Best Film
Won Best Direction
Won Best Actor
Won Best Supporting Actress
Won Best Cinematography
Won Best Editing
Won Best Costume Design
Won Best Makeup Design

Chicago International Film Festival, 2016
Won Gold Hugo – New Directors Competition

European Film Awards, 2016
Won European Discovery of the Year


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