August Fools

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Genre

Comedy, Drama

Director

Taru Mäkelä

Run time

1h 45min

Cast

Kati Outinen, Miroslav Etzler, Elena Leeve, Krystof Hadek, Laura Birn

Helsinki 1962: Elsa makes hats and works part-time as a medium. During the Communist World Youth Games, she meets her former great love Jan again, whom she hasn’t seen for ages. Jan is now a jazz musician performing as part of the Czechoslovak delegation. Gradually, they develop a close relationship again. For Elsa it becomes clear that Jan has to stay in the West. But trouble lies ahead: the Czechs are closely watched over and Elsa is supposed to be assisting the police with her clairvoyant skills.

Legendary Kaurismäki actress Kati Outinen plays the lead in this charming romantic comedy.

Finland / Czech Republic 2013

Genre

Comedy, Drama

Director

Taru Mäkelä

Run time

1h 45min

Cast

Kati Outinen, Miroslav Etzler, Elena Leeve, Krystof Hadek, Laura Birn

Helsinki 1962: Elsa makes hats and works part-time as a medium. During the Communist World Youth Games, she meets her former great love Jan again, whom she hasn’t seen for ages. Jan is now a jazz musician performing as part of the Czechoslovak delegation. Gradually, they develop a close relationship again. For Elsa it becomes clear that Jan has to stay in the West. But trouble lies ahead: the Czechs are closely watched over and Elsa is supposed to be assisting the police with her clairvoyant skills.

Legendary Kaurismäki actress Kati Outinen plays the lead in this charming romantic comedy.

Finland / Czech Republic 2013

Info

Rating

For All Audiences

Production year

2013

Local distributor

Estinfilm OÜ

In cinema

8/8/2014