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  • Unexpected Journey

  • Original Title:
  • Saattokeikka
  • Screening Time:
  • Year:
  • 2017

  • Veikko is an old racist fart, who has ended up living in an suburban apartment block filled with colourful section of refugees and immigrants. Kamal is a 17-year-old boy, who’s fed up in life in Finland and his dream is to move to Nairobi, to live with his father. The only problem is that he doesn’t have a job or the money to buy the flight ticket. Veikko is ill and has decided to go and die in his summer cottage 300 km from Helsinki. Veikko hires Kamal to help him to get to his cottage with few turns on the way. Veikko and Kamal seem to have similar family issues. On the road Veikko and Kamal start to understand a bit more and both of them learn a lot – from each other.

  • Director:
  • Samuli Valkama
  • Genre:
  • Drama
  • Duration:
  • Status:
  • Completed
  • Country:
  • Finland
  • Production Company:
  • Solar Films
    Rimbo Salomaa
    rimbo.salomaa@solarfilms.com
    +358 405501770
  • Sales Company:
  • YLE
    Maria Kivinen
    maria.kivinen@yle.fi
    +358 40 5442404
  • About the Director:
    Samuli Valkama (b. 1974) graduated from the University of Arts and Design in Helsinki in 2005. His short films Alright Love and Feelings and Stuff have won several awards in different festivals, most notably Berlin Today Award. Love and Other Troubles (2012) was his feature film debut.
  • « Back to Catalogue
  • Unexpected Journey Image
  • Unexpected Journey

  • Saattokeikka
  • Year:
  • 2017

  • Director:
  • Samuli Valkama
  • Genre:
  • Drama
  • Duration:
  • Status:
  • Completed
  • Country:
  • Finland
  • Production Company:
  • Solar Films
    Rimbo Salomaa
    rimbo.salomaa@solarfilms.com
    +358 405501770
  • Sales Company:
  • YLE
    Maria Kivinen
    maria.kivinen@yle.fi
    +358 40 5442404
  • Veikko is an old racist fart, who has ended up living in an suburban apartment block filled with colourful section of refugees and immigrants. Kamal is a 17-year-old boy, who’s fed up in life in Finland and his dream is to move to Nairobi, to live with his father. The only problem is that he doesn’t have a job or the money to buy the flight ticket. Veikko is ill and has decided to go and die in his summer cottage 300 km from Helsinki. Veikko hires Kamal to help him to get to his cottage with few turns on the way. Veikko and Kamal seem to have similar family issues. On the road Veikko and Kamal start to understand a bit more and both of them learn a lot – from each other.

  • About the Director:
    Samuli Valkama (b. 1974) graduated from the University of Arts and Design in Helsinki in 2005. His short films Alright Love and Feelings and Stuff have won several awards in different festivals, most notably Berlin Today Award. Love and Other Troubles (2012) was his feature film debut.