30.09. - 09.10.2021

21 Ways to Ruin a Marriage Finland 2013 | 93 min | OV | Colour | FF 2013

Johanna Vuoksenmaa

JOHANNA VUOKSENMAA (*1965) has won several awards for her films and screenplays. Her last-but-one film 21 Ways to Ruin a Marriage was a big hit at Filmfest Hamburg in 2013.

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Sanna has clear rules about dealing with men. Sex: yes. Waking up together: no. Falling in love: under no circumstances. The sociologist is firmly of the opinion that most relationships are doomed to failure sooner or later. She has even developed her own break-up theory that she then tests in the framework of a social study. She interviews different couples before their wedding and thereafter - when they, according to her expectation, have chosen one of 21 ways to ruin their marriage. Everything goes according to plan and then along comes Aleksi, who confounds her expectations. Are there in the end maybe 21 ways to fall in love?

Screening on 29.09. and 30.09. in attendance of:

Johanna Vuoksenmaa (Director)

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Original title: 21 tapaa pilata avioliitto
Film type: Fiction Feature
Original language: Finnish
Section: Eurovisuell
Language and subtitles: OV
Director: Johanna Vuoksenmaa
Screenplay: Johanna Vuoksenmaa
Cast: Armi Toivanen, Essi Hellén, Aku Hirviniemi, Riku Nieminen, Pamela Tola
Producer: Riina Hyytiä
Director of Photography: Jan Nyman
Music: Kerkko Koskinen
Production Design: Christer Andersson
Editor: Antti Reikko
Sound: 0
Costume design:
Commissioning Editor:
Format: dcp
German Distributor:
World Sales: The Yellow Affair
Production: Dionysos Films


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