March 18, 2020

Good Girl

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Finland, 2019, 11:56 min

Unhappy with the attitude of his children in the previous holiday, a father decides to take a poor child to the sea, Abdul. His intention is not to make him socialize with his children, but to use him as an example to teach them how lucky they are to live "on the beautiful side of inequality".


Director: Merja Maijanen
Screenplay: Merja Maijanen
Producer: Merja Maijanen
Assistant Directors: Anil Kapur, Sai Krishna Koppolu, Mariana Nunes
Script Supervisor: Tijana Todorovic
Director of Photography: Vishal Vittal


Dana Faarinen
Annastiina Gylling
Jyrki Tammi

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Merja Maijanen

Merja has worked in film festivals, film centres and has had a company with her mother; a cinema with a movie themed cafe. After five years they quit the company and Merja started studying again. She has two Master's Degrees; MA in Screenwriting from Salford University and MA in Directing from KinoEyes European Movie Masters' program. Currently Merja is working in a Finnish production company and writing her first feature film. She just won Best Director - award from the film "Good Girl" in Bangladesh.

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