Do I Have To Take Care Of Everything?

Nominated for 86th Academy Awards® in the category of Short Film Live Action

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.

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

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

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Palm Springs International ShortFest
Aspen Shortsfest, 2013
Milwaukee Film Festival
Manhattan Short
San Jose International Short Film Festival
Seattle Shorts
Chicago Comedy Film Festival, 2012
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, 2012
Comedy Cluj International Film Festival (Romania)
Busho – Budapest Short Film Festival, 2013
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


Academy Award® Nominee 2014 – Short Film Live Action
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