Juho Kuosmanen’s Cannes Cienfondation winner The Painting Sellers will get theatrical distribution in Finland. The Film will premier in Kino Engel, where it will be run for a couple of weeks starting on the 3rd of September. The distributor is Pirkanmaa Film Centre and the film can be seen at least in Helsinki, Tampere and Järvenpää. Probably in other cities and towns aswell during autumm and next spring. We will keep you posted on upcoming schedules.
Taulukauppiaat will be screened together with Kuosmanen’s previous short film The Citizens (2008) which is also an Aamu Filmcompany production. The Citizens was Kuosmanen’s first film outside school at it was made with the same artistic team than in The Painting Sellers. The style of the film is also quite similar. The Citizens won The Silver Leopard in Locarno Film Festival 2008 and the Prix Arte in Premiers Plans D’Angers 2009.
Before the screenings in Kino Engel the film can be seen in Espoo Cine Film Festival on the 26th of August 18:30 in Kino Tapiola.