Princess of Egypt

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    Princess of Egypt

    Silmäterä

    Directed by

    Finland

    2013

    90 min

    • Finnish

    Drama, Thriller

    Marja is a single mother who works the nights and spends the days taking care of her daughter Julia. One day they meet Julia’s father, a Kurd emigrant and Marja’s old flame. As Julia realises who the strange man is, she turns more and more possessive of her daughter. As racism grows amongst her colleagues, Marja gets an illegal gun.

    Awards

    • 1st Place Award - Bergamo Film Meeting

    Festivals

    Credits

    Cast
    Emmi Parviainen
    Luna Leinonen Botero
    Mazdak Nassir
    Ylva Ekblad
    Screenplay
    Jan Forsström
    Cinematography
    Päivi Kettunen
    Editing
    Jan Forsström
    Music
    Lau Nau
    Production
    MAKING MOVIES OY

    Press

    ...portrays the edge of sanity of eager parental protection and self-atonement in this minimalistic yet effective drama.

    Martin Kudláč, Cineuropa

    Jan Forsström

    Jan Forsström

    Jan Forsström is a Finnish Screenwriter / Director. His latest film is PRINCESS OF EGYPT. Previous work as a screenwriter includes LAST COWBOY STANDING (winner of Flash Forward –award in Pusan 2009) and THE VISITOR by J-P Valkeapää (Nordic Film Prize in Gothenburg 2009). Forsström has written numerous short films, and has also directed two, NIGHTMARES (2006) and THE DOORMAN (2010). Forsström has also worked as editor and script editor in various productions, both fiction and documentary.