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SCA19 Aurora

M 105 MIN
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Synopsis

Worlds collide amidst unlikely circumstances when the commitment-phobic party girl Aurora (Jussi award-winner Mimosa Willamo) meets Iranian man Darian one cold night at a hot-dog stand in Lapland. As they become acquainted, each divulges their life problems: Darian is a refugee seeking asylum for him and his daughter, while the outspoken Aurora’s financial struggles seem unsurmountable as she faces eviction from her apartment in the Arctic ghetto. The two of them agree to help each other in unconventional but vital ways that will shape their respective futures. But what is initially intended as a business transaction gives rise to something more in this wicked romantic comedy that is equally tender.
A fresh and daring new voice, director Miia Tervo has emerged as one of Finland’s most promising young talents. Aurora, which opened the Göteborg Film Festival earlier this year, is testament to this as it boldly defies the conservative portrayal of females in Finnish films by depicting young women’s substance abuse, while also addressing pertinent social and political issues.

Awards

NOMINATED: Best Nordic Film, Göteborg Film Festival 2019

OFFICIAL SELECTION: SXSW Film Festival 2019

Movie Information

Release date

Tuesday 9th July

Duration

105 min

Rating

M

Cast

Mimosa Willamo, Amir Escandari, Oona Airola, Hannu-pekka Björkman

Director

Miia Tervo

Genre

Film Festival

Language

Finnish, English and Persian with English subtitles

Participating Cinemas

Palace Balwyn Cinema, Palace James Street, Palace Barracks, Palace Norton St, Palace Brighton Bay, Palace Cinema Como, Palace Verona, Palace Westgarth, Palace Electric, Palace Byron Bay, Palace Central Sydney, Palace Cinema Paradiso



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