TUULIKKI – Teemu Nikki (Finland, 2022) 14’

Tuulikki has a problem. She is in the throes of young love, and the world outside her window is vibrant and inviting. But her mother disagrees, not wanting to let Tuulikki out of her sight. Tuulikki fights back, but nothing seems to be making a difference. Finally, the mother-daughter relationship escalates when the circumstances prove too much for both of them.

Director – Teemu Nikki

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 film for 2019 The Academy Awards. Nikki has also directed numerous short films which have gained recognition at film festivals all around the world and popular tv-series. Nikki’s style is best described as a good-willed yet unapologetic political satire of humanity.