Directed by: Toni Laine
Original Title: Pihalla
Genres: Drama
Cast: Sibel Kekilli, Teemu Palosaari, June Hyde
Written by: Peter Peltomaa, Sanna Reinumägi
Produced by: Aleksi Bardy
Production Company: Helsinki Filmi Oy, Network Movie Film und Fernsehproduktion, Norddeutscher Rundfunk (NDR)
Production year: 2009
Release year: 2009
Country: Finland
Language: Finnish, German
Duration: 93 min
Subtitled Versions: English


Laura is a German wife and mother who moves to Finland because her husband gets a job there. At first everything is very difficult, her husband constantly working, Laura unable to find friends and the November city not showing its best side. By accident , Laura is thought to be a single mother, which allows her to get to know new friends and become acquainted with Tero who runs a music session for children at the local playground. Laura ends up having an affair with Tero and the deeper she gets into the affair, Laura comes to like her new hometown more and more. When spring arrives and its time for her to move away, Laura´s life has changed in many ways.