Sirocco

Sirocco

Short fiction, 15 minutes

A lonely woman finds an abandoned baby by her apartment house’s garbage bin, and decides to take the baby home with her. Based on a short story by Tuuve Aro.
Trailer for Sirocco

Script Mira Muikku, Mikko Kuparinen, Elina Pohjola
Director Mikko KuparinenRaisa PLK
Cinemathography Juice Huhtala
Sound Design Pekka Aikio
Editing Matti Näränen
Producer Elina Pohjola

Production fund: Finnish Film Foundation / Joona Louohivuori & AVEK / Timo Korhonen
TV-channel: YLE / Sari Volanen

Actors: Eeva Putro, Tuukka Martiskainen, Luna Huotari

Link to photo gallery here.

Festival distribution: Finnish Film Foundation

International sales and Distribution: Ouat Media

Festivals:
Palm Springs Internationa ShortFest / California, USA (2012)
Overlook International Short Film Festival / Italy (special mention) (2012)
Helsinki International Film Festival (2012)
Ozu Film Festival / Italy (2012)
Student and Short Film Festival Sleepwalkers / Estonia (2012)
Helsinki Short Film Festival (2012)
XIX Capalbio Cinema ISFF / Italy (2012)
Tampere Short Film Festival (2013)
Mecal International Short Film Festival / Spain (2013)
River Film Festival / Italy (2013)
Open Place International Short Film Festival / Latvia (2013)
Artova Film Festival (2013)
Odense International Film Festival / Denmark (2013)
11th International Festival Signes de Nuit / France (2013)
West Nordic International Film Festival / Norway (2013)
Toronto International Short Film Festival / Canada (2013)
Istanbul International Short Film Festival / Turkey (2013)
Cellu l’art Film Festival / Saksa (2016)

Awards:
Overlook International Short Film Festival / Special mention
Odense International Film Festival / Main prize
Artova Film Festival / Best fiction