Sihja, the Rebel Fairy is Tuffi Films and the director Marja Pyykkö’s first children’s film.
The film is a story of an unconventional fairy and an eccentric boy who overcome their own fears and obstacles in order to save the nature. A live action film for children from 7 to 12.
You can now take a first look at Tuffi’s up-coming film Sihja, the Rebel Fairy in Finnish, but we will soon have sneak peaks also for the international audience.
During the screenwriting process Sihja was pitched at Kids Film Forum at Warsaw and Financing Forum for Kids Content, where the production won an award. The film’s script is by Kirsikka Saari (Stupid Young Heart) and Jenni Toivoniemi (Games People Play) and it stars Pirjo Lonka, Eero Ritala, Elmer Bäck and Elena Leeve. The child lead actors are Justus Hentula and Elina Patrakka.
Script Kirsikka Saari and Jenni Toivoniemi Director Marja Pyykkö Production Elli Toivoniemi, Venla Hellstedt / Tuffi Films Co-producers Windmill Film Netherlands, Den Siste Skilling Norway Distribution SF Studios, YLE, Dutch Features Global Entertainment Funding Church Media Foundation, Business Tampere, Creative Europe Media, Nordisk Film & TV Fond, Suomen elokuvasäätiö, Dutch Film Fonds, Norsk Filminstitutt, Eurimages Cinematographer Remko Schnorr Editor Jon Endre Mørk Set Design Otso Linnaluoto Costume Design Emmi Leeve Makeup Design Pia Mikkonen Sound Design Hugo Ekornes Composer Jan Inge Berentsen Anvik Cast Elina Patrakka, Justus Hentula, Pirjo Lonka, Eero Ritala, Elena Leeve, Elmer Bäck, Paola Bärlund
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Distribution in the Nordics: SF Studios: Timo Räisänen firstname.lastname@example.org
Sihja, the Rebel Fairy premiers on 15th of Jan 2021 in Finland.