Role


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. Premiere 8/2014.

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

Festivals

Locarno Film Festival - Pardi di domani, 2014
Rauma Blue Sea Film Festival, 2014
Artova Film Festival, 2014
Bornshorts Film Festival, 2014
Helsinki International Film Festival - Rakkautta & Anarkiaa, 2014
Lausanne Short Film Night, 2014
Sunscreen Film Festival, 2014
Helsinki Shortfilm Festival, 2014
Interfilm Festival, 2014
Best Locarno shorts in Moscow, 2014
ClujShorts, 2015
Tenerife Shorts, 2015
International Short Film Festival of Cyprus

Awards

Best Fiction, Artova Film Festival, Short Film Competition, 2014