TOVE

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  • TOVE

Finland, Sweden 2020Language:GermanDirector:Zaida BergrothWriter:Zaida Bergroth, Eeva PutroCinematographer:Linda WassbergEditor:Samu HeikkiläMusic:Matti ByeSound:Micke NyströmWith:Alma Pöysti, Krista Kosonen, Joanna Haartti, Robert Enckell, Kajsa ErnstProducer:Andrea Reuter, Aleksi BardyProduction Company:Helsinki-filmiDistributor:Salzgeber & Co. Medien GmbH103 min, Colour

The thrilling biopic TOVE tells the story of the exciting life of Finland's most famous author and illustrator – Tove Jansson, creator of the Moomins. In her turbulent search for identity, artistic freedom and sexual autonomy, her mythical creatures become a unique phenomenon of success.

TOVE was a huge hit with audiences in Finnish cinemas and was entered into the Oscar race by Finland. The film also won audience awards at the Minneapolis St. Paul International Film Festival and the OUTshine LGBT+ Film Festival Miami. 


Recommended for ages 12+

Director's Biography:Bergroth was born in 1977. Her films MARIA'S PARADISE, MIAMI and THE GOOD SON were screened at numerous festivals, including the Toronto International Film Festival, and received awards. TOVE is Bergroth's fifth full-length feature film.

Director's Filmography:
2020 KRISTAL (KURZ)
2019 MARIA'S PARADISE
2017 MIAMI
2011 THE GOOD SON

Trailer

Screenings

  • 06.11.2021 18:15 UNIVERSUM 1
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