Open Up to Me (Finnish: Kerron sinulle kaiken) is a Finnish film directed and written by Simo Halinen. It tells a story of Maarit (Leea Klemola), a woman who has just gone through a sex reassignment surgery. She wants to rebuild her relationship to her teenage daughter and is also looking for a man to share her life with.
The film was nominated for the 2013 Nordic Council Film Prize. On 2 February 2014, Open Up to Me received two Jussi Awards; one for Leea Klemola (Best Actress in a Leading Role) and another for Halinen (Best Screenplay).
The screening will begin with a very short lecture about Nordic LGBTQA+ films.
In Finnish with Czech subtitles.
OPEN UP TO ME (Kerron sinulle kaiken, Finland, 2013, 95 min)
Director: Simo Halinen
Starring: Leea Klemola, Peter Franzén, Ria Kataja, Emmi Nivala, Alex Anton, Maria Heiskanen
Admission: 120 CZK
Ticket reservation: www.evald.cz.
The screening is organized by the Scandinavian House in cooperation with the Evald Cinema.