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HEADFIRST

Directed by: Antti Heikki Pesonen
Original Title: Päin seinää
Genres: Drama
Cast: Armi Toivanen, Eero Ritala, Kai Lehtinen, Mimosa Willamo
Written by: Antti Heikki Pesonen
Produced by: Miia Haavisto
Production Company: Helsinki Filmi Oy
Production year: 2014
Release year: 2014
Country: Finland
Language: English, Swedish
Duration: 93 min
Format: DCP, 2K

Synopsis:

HEADFIRST tells the story of a single mother with anger management problems and her teenage daughter who is always in trouble at school. With yet another school comes a new teacher and a blast from the past for the mother. A pickpocket and a lousy storyteller team up with the dysfunctional family. Nothing is the same anymore. HEADFIRST is a story about missing teeth, strange friends, hidden dreams and long-gone love. And about a hare.

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