The Explosion of a Swimming Ring

THE EXPLOSION OF A SWIMMING RING
Explosionen av en badring - Fiction, 2020, 10 min.

SYNOPSIS:
A family of three are spending their holiday at a water park. Soon tensions arise between the father and the mother and they leave their 7-year old child unattended. As the argument grows more heated, it becomes clear that things will never be the same again.

CREW:
Director: Tommi Seitajoki
Screenplay: Tommi Seitajoki
Cinematography: Pietari Peltola
Sound design: Micke Nyström
Art director: Markus R. Packalén, Matias Muoniovaara
Producer: John Lundsten, Melli Maikkula
Production company: Tack Films Oy

CAST:
Elmer Bäck, Alma Pöysti, Elwa Höglund

WATCH TRAILER:
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FESTIVALS:
Tampere Film Festival (Finland), PÖFF Shorts (Estonia), Tirana International Film Festival (Albania), Leuven International Short Film Festival (Belgium), Show Me Shorts Film Festival (New Zealand), La Guarimba International Film Festival (Italy), Budapest Short Film Festival (Hungary), Minimalen Short Film Festival (Norway), Nordic Film Days Lübeck (Germany), TISFF - Thessaloniki International Short Film Festival (Greece), Court en Scène - Troyes Short Film Festival (France), Defy Film Festival (USA), Cortogenia (Spain), R&A Shorts - Helsinki International Film Festival Love & Anarchy (Finland), Corti da Sogni - Antonio Ricci (Italy), Blue Sea Film Festival (Finland), International Short Film Festival Vision (Russia), Beeston Film Festival (UK), Finnish Film Week St. Peterburg (Russia), Vera Film Festival (Finland)
AWARDS:
Jussi Awards 2021 (nomination), Tirana International Film Festival (Special mention), Defy Film Festival (Best of fest), Blue Sea Film Festival (1st prize + Special mention (actress))
TV SCREENINGS:
The Finnish Broadcasting Company Yle (01/2020, 06/2020)