- Elin Petersdottir, Henna Tanskananen, Lauri Tanskanen, Björn Thors, Hilmar Jonsson
Saara Cantell, Elin Petersdottir, Henna Tanskanen, Lauri Tanskanen, Minna Sorvoja
Kaarle Aho, Kai Nordberg
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SHOT OVER THE COURSE of eight years with a minimal crew, Siblings uses factual references as well as events in the actors’ lives, creating a unique documentary-style fictional story. The Helsinki-based twins Jenna and Joni discover they have a stepsister, Jóna, in Iceland. As they get to know her, the siblings gradually start to shape each other. Jenna becomes pregnant and tries to live in Iceland. Jóna has an affair and moves to Finland. Joni decides, while fighting cancer, to quit his job and do something meaningful.
SAARA CANTELL is an award-winning film
director and scriptwriter. With nine previous feature films as Star Above, The
One and Only, Devil’s Bride, she is one of
the most productive Finnish film directors. She has also directed numerous
short films and TV series such as Fast for
Yellow Films & TV, 2021 and My Son Joel for ITV, 2022. She
was selected in 2010 for the Film Director of the Year in
Finland. In 2015 Women in Film and Television WIFT Finland
nominated her as an honorable member.