Silmäterä

Princess of Egypt

Domestic title:
Silmäterä
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Script:
Jan Forsström
Director:
Jan Forsström
Premiere:
20.09.2013
Actors:

Emmi Parviainen, Luna Leinonen Botero, Mazdak Nassir, Ylva Ekblad, Bahram Peivastegan, Miika Soini, Terhi Suorlahti

FFF support:
€320000
Budget:
€526000
Description:
Marja, 27, is a single mother. She works at nights delivering newspapers and spends days taking care of her daughter Julia, 7. It´s August and Julia is supposed to start  school, but for some reason Marja has problems letting her go. One day they meet on a street Kamaran, a Kurd emigrant and Marja´s old flame. Kamaran turns out to be Julia’´ father who´s never even known that he has a daughter. As Julia starts to realize who this strange man is Marja turns more and more possessive. And as racist tendencies grow amongst her colleagues Marja decides to get an illegal gun. Just to make sure that her daughter will not be taken away from her.
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