Cringeworthy comedy about the roles in our lives

Lauri Tilkanen is a talented, promising young actor who finds himself among the final candidates vying for the lead role in a high-concept feature film. The casting process has already been long and arduous, for a role that seems nearly impossible to interpret. In this audition, we see just how far Lauri is willing to go for a chance at stardom.

A short film. Duration 11 minutes.

Script Jenni Kangasniemi, Elina Knihtilä, Lauri Maijala, Lauri Tilkanen, Elli Toivoniemi, HP Vaara Directing Jenni Kangasniemi, Elli Toivoniemi Cinematography Juice Huhtala, Selma Vilhunen Editing HP Vaara Sound design Ville Katajala Cast Lauri Maijala, Lauri Tilkanen, Elina Knihtilä, Juice Huhtala, Jonas Nourisson, Selma Vilhunen Producer Jonas Nourisson, Elli Toivoniemi

Role is also a part of "Welcome to Finland 2" short film set presented by Cinema Events Finland. You can buy it here:

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Locarno, Pardi di domani,International short film competition, Switzerland, August 2014, Rauma Blue Sea FF, The Baltic Herring Short Film Competition, Finland, August 2014, Artova FF, Short Film Competition, Finland, September 2014, Bornshorts FF, International short film competition, Denmark, September 2014, Helsinki International Film Festival, love & anarchy, Finland, September 2014, Lausanne short film night, Switzerland, November 2014, Sunscreen Film Festival Los Angeles, U.S.A, October 2014, Helsinki shortfilm festival, Finland, October 2014, Interfilm Festival, Germany, November 2014, Best Locarno shorts in Moscow, Russia, December 2014, ClujShorts, Romania, March 2015, Tenerife Shorts, International competition, Spain, December 2015, International Short Film Festival of Cyprus


Artova FF, Short Film Competition, Finland, September 2014, Best fiction award