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Finnish short film THE TIGER to screen in La Semaine de la Critique at Cannes

The Finnish short film The Tiger has been selected to screen at La Semaine de la Critique at the Cannes Film Festival, better known as Cannes Critics Week.

The short is about a father who comes home drunk and takes out his shotgun after an argument. Tiger and the mother are forced to escape into the night. As things quiet down, Tiger must return to the house to examine what has taken place.

The short film is written and directed by Mikko Myllylahti, who wrote the award-winning film The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki.

The cast includes Jarkko Lahti, Minna Kivelä, Miku Yli-Tapsa and Julius Valve.

The short is one of ten that will screen in the festival. The Cannes Critics Week takes place from the 9th until the 17th of May in Cannes, France.

 

 

Emma Vestrheim is the editor-in-chief of Cinema Scandinavia. Originally from Australia, she is now based in Bergen, Norway, and attends major Nordic film festivals to conduct interviews and review new films.