Super Comfort

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    Super Comfort

    Directed by

    Finland

    2018

    15 min

    • Finnish

    Comedy, Drama

    Taina (52) is preparing a perfect weekend with the family, since her son Eetu (23) is visiting with his girlfriend Noora. Nothing goes as planned. The more Taina tries to entertain everyone, the less comfortable they feel.

    Awards

    • Special Mention of the National Competition - Tampere FF

    Festivals

    Credits

    Cast
    Tiina Pirhonen
    Eero Saarinen
    Paavo Kinnunen
    Misa Lommi
    Pirjo Lonka
    Screenplay
    Kirsikka Saari
    Cinematography
    Päivi Kettunen
    Editing
    Jan Forsström
    Production
    TUFFI FILMS
    Kirsikka Saari

    Kirsikka Saari

    Finland

    Kirsikka Saari is a screenwriter and a director based in Helsinki. She was Oscar nominated for the short film DO I HAVE TO TAKE CARE OF EVERYTHING?. She has written a script for a feature film STUPID YOUNG HEART (dir. Selma Vilhunen), which won the Crystal Bear in the Berlinale 2019. Her works also include KORSO (with Jenni Toivoniemi, dir. Akseli Tuomivaara), and a miniseries PARADISE (dir. Reetta Aalto) for YLE. She wrote and directed short films AFTER THE REUNION and SUPER COMFORT, which have been screened e.g. in Karlovy Vary, Palm Springs and Aspen Shortsfest. Her first play Depression Comedy premiered in the National Theatre in 2017. She has graduated from Helsinki University and ELO Film School Helsinki / Aalto University School of Arts, Design and Architecture.