KAJAANI

After many years lived in France, Juho and Anna go back to Finland to visit their sick father. Juho dreads this journey, he’s been separated from his father for 15 years and he doesn’t feel like seeing him again. He is afraid of what, or whom, he’s going to find.

  • Mikael Marignac
    Director
  • Mikael Marignac
    Writer
  • Hélène Mitjavile
    Producer
  • Mika Ritalahti
    Producer
  • Kari Väänänen
    Key Cast
  • David Marignac
    Key Cast
  • Mikaela Moisio
    Key Cast
  • Heikki Färm F.S.C.
    Director of Photography
  • Iivo Korhonen
    Sound Engineer
  • Pierre Devidts
    Editor
  • Project Type:
    Short
  • Runtime:
    21 minutes 4 seconds
  • Completion Date:
    June 7, 2017
  • Country of Origin:
    Finland
  • Country of Filming:
    Finland
  • Language:
    Finnish, French
  • Shooting Format:
    4K
  • Aspect Ratio:
    6:5 / 1.20
  • Film Color:
    Color
  • First-time Filmmaker:
    Yes
  • Student Project:
    No
Director Biography - Mikael Marignac

Born to a French father and a Finnish mother, Mikael Marignac has always been caught between two languages, two cultures, and two climates. The idea of the film came to his mind while he was working as an assistant nurse in a mental institution.
Mikael studied cinema both in France and Sweden. For his first film, his main sources of inspiration are the work of directors such as Ingmar Bergman, Robert Bresson and Aki Kaurismaki.

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