PLAYGROUND

PIHALLA

By Toni LAINE

THE YELLOW AFFAIR - as SALES All rights, World

Romance - Completed 2009

When German Laura moves to Finland with her small family, culture shock and loneliness sets in, till a new man enters her life.

    • Year of production
    • 2009
    • Genres
    • Romance
    • Countries
    • FINLAND, GERMANY
    • Languages
    • FINNISH, ENGLISH
    • Duration
    • 88 mn
    • Director(s)
    • Toni LAINE
    • Writer(s)
    • Petja PELTOMAA, Sanna REINUMÄGI
    • Producer(s)
    • Aleksi BARDY (Helsinki-filmi)
    • Synopsis
    • 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 is constantly working, and Laura is unable to find friends. The new hometown is not showing its best side in November. By a mistake Laura is thought to be a single mother, which allows her to get to make 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 more she gets involved, the more she grows to like her new hometown. When spring arrives and its time for her to move again, Laura’s life has changed in many ways.
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