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KORSO

by Akseli Tuomivaara

synopsis

Markus dreams of becoming a street ball star in New York, but spends his days in his home suburb Korso, in Finland, playing ball with his friends in an old warehouse - and drinking. When Markus's little sister brings a black guy Jojo home Markus's dream is put to test. He risks everything to prove that his dream is not ridiculous. But what if it is?

original title: Korso
country: Finland
year: 2014
genre: fiction
directed by: Akseli Tuomivaara
film run: 84'
release date: FI 28/02/2014
screenplay: Kirsikka Saari, Jenni Toivoniemi
cast: Mikko Neuvonen, Jukka-Pekka Siili, Jukka Kärkkäinen, Panu Vauhkonen, Sinna Virtanen, Niina Koponen, Amanda Löfman, Iiro Panula, Ismo Kotro, Lotte Laitinen
cinematography by: Juice Huhtala
film editing: Jussi Rautaniemi
art director: Antti Nikkinen
costumes designer: Jouni Mervas
producer: Misha Jaari, Mark Lwoff, Elli Toivoniemi
production: Bufo, Tuffi Films
distributor: B-Plan Distribution