Korso


6620 kilometers from New York

Markus 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. He risks everything to prove that his dream is not ridiculous. But what if it is?

A feature film. Duration 80 minutes. Premiere 2/2014.

Directing Akseli Tuomivaara Script Kirsikka Saari, Jenni Toivoniemi Cinematography Juice Huhtala Production design Antti Nikkinen Costume design Jouni Mervas Editor Jussi Rautaniemi Sound design Karri Niinivaara Music supervisor Otso Kähönen Music Matti Pentikäinen Cast Mikko Neuvonen, Iida Lampela, Ricmond Ghansah, Iiro Panula, Niko Vakkuri Producer Elli Toivoniemi / Tuffi Films, Mark Lwoff & Misha Jaari / Bufo

Korso has participated in the Script & Pitch workshop

Distribution/International Sales: Bufo

Watch the film on Elisa Viihde Online

Buy it on DVD from CDON

Watch the trailer.

Festivals

Edinburgh International Film Festival, Scotland
Torino Film Festival, Italy 2015

Awards

31ste Nederlands Film Festival: Cineco Digital Post Production Award