Do I Have To Take Care Of Everything?

Nominated for 86th Academy Awards® in the category of Short Film Live Action (director Selma Vilhunen and screenwriter Kirsikka Saari).

Warm, human portrait of a family – and fall on the floor funny. - Aspen Shortsfest Jury: Best Comedy

A comedy about a chaotic morning in a family with kids, and a mother who is determined that it’s best if she takes care of everything herself.

A short film. Duration 7 minutes. Premiere 3/2012.

Script Kirsikka Saari Directing Selma Vilhunen Cinematography Peter Flinckenberg Set and costume design Karoliina Koiso-Kanttila Editing Selma Vilhunen Sound design Pietari Koskinen Music Tuomas Skopa Cast Joanna Haartti, Santtu Karvonen Producer Elli Toivoniemi / Tuffi Films

International sales: New Europe Film Sales.

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Palm Springs International ShortFest, Aspen Shortsfest, Milwaukee Film Festival, Manhattan Short, San Jose International Short Film Festival, Seattle Shorts, Chicago Comedy Film Festival, Short Shorts & Asia (Japan), Heart of Gold (Australia), Nordisk Panorama, Göteborg International Film Festival, Nordische Filmtage Luebeck, Go Short (The Netherlands), Tampere Film Festival, Helsinki Short Film Festival, Comedy Cluj International Film Festival (Romania), Busho – Budapest Short Film Festival, Best of Short Films Festival (France), Underexposed Film Festival, Rocky Mountain’s Women’s Film Festival, Clare Valley Film Festival, Flickerfest (Australia), Akbank Short Film Festival (Turkey), Boulder Int’l Film Festival.


Best Comedy & Audience Recognition, Aspen Shortsfest 2013. Best Comedy, Budapest Short Film Festival 2013. Winner of the professional fiction category, Helsinki Short Film Festival 2012.