• All Inclusive

    Directed by Teemu Nikki
    Finland | 15 minutes |

Kalervo has felt powerless all his life, unable to fight back, until Annukka—a woman who loves him—gives Kalervo a life altering gift.

In competition for Best Midnight Short

film details

Director: Teemu Nikki
Producers: Jani Pösö, Teemu Nikki
Screenwriter: Teemu Nikki
Cinematographers: Jarmo Kiuru
Editor: Teemu Nikki
Music: Janne Huttunen
Cast: Lauri Maijala, Hannamaija Nikander, Maija Rissanen, Santtu Karvonen
Country: Finland
Language: In Finnish with English subtitles.
Year: 2019
Running Time: 15 minutes
Awards: Jury’s Choice for Short Films, BIFAN; Best Short Film & Best Stage Direction, Brussels International Film Festival; International Competition Special Mention, Tampere International Film Festival
Primary Company: It's Alive Films
Website: https://www.itsalive.fi/all-inclusive-2019

director biography

Teemu Nikki, born in 1975, is a prolific self-educated, award-winning filmmaker and son of a pig-farmer from Sysmä, Finland. His latest feature film, Euthanizer, has been a festival success and was Finland’s official Oscar entry for 2019 Academy Awards. Nikki has also directed numerous short films which have gained recognition at film festivals all around the world, as well as popular TV series.

2020 ShortFest