A MOMENT IN THE REEDS

Leevi returns to Finland for the summer to help renovate the family summer house, Tariq a Syrian asylum seeker is hired to help and the two young men develop a closer friendship that offers a summer of love.

Director: Mikko Makela

Writer: Mikko Makela

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After studying in Paris, Leevi returns home to Finland for the summer to help his father renovate their summer house. An extra pair of hands is required so Tariq, a Syrian asylum seeker is hired. However, when Leevi’s father heads back to the city, the two boys develop a closer friendship that offers a summer of love.

Previously, Writer/ director Mikko Makela has been an actor in such films as How To Talk To Girls At Parties, and has worked on The Coven and Fallen Soldiers. It stars Janne Puustinen (Tom of Finland), Boodi Kabbani and Mikka Melender. With echoes of God’s Own Country, A MOMENT IN THE REEDS places the long marginalised voices of sexual ethnic minorities centre-stage in this intensely heartfelt drama about the search for freedom, acceptance and a place to call home.

Director: Mikko Makela
Writer: Mikko Makela
Language: English; Finnish
Subtitles: English
Certificate: 18
Running Time: 103
DVD Release Date: 15-10-2018
VoD Release Date: 15-10-2018
Cinema Release Date: 29-08-2018