The shooting of Akseli Tuomivaara’s (b. 1979) feature film debut Korso starts in April. Korso is a story about Markus, 20, who dreams of becoming a street ball star in New York, but spends his days in his home suburb Korso playing ball with his friends in an old warehouse – and drinking. When Markus’s little sister Heta brings a black guy Jojo home Markus’s dream is put to test.
Cast: Mikko Neuvonen, Niko Vakkuri, Iiro Panula, Richmond Ghansah & Petri Manninen.
Script: Kirsikka Saari & Jenni Toivoniemi
Production: Elli Toivoniemi / Tuffi Films & Mark Lwoff and Misha Jaari / Oy Bufo Ab.