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Dogs Don't Wear Pants

Jukka-Pekka Valkeapää

Breathtaking Romance

Finland, Latvia, 2019, 105'

fi sub en/fr, 16a

9.7, Passage 1, 19:45

12.7, Studio, 22:30

The movie

Juha is trying his best to find a new balance following his wife’s tragic death. He discovers undreamt of possibilities when he meets a dominatrix. A poignant story!

Juha cannot get over the death of his wife. After years of loneliness, he makes the acquaintance of Mona, a BDSM enthusiast who manages a tattoo parlour. This event will radically change his life. After premiering at the Directors’ Fortnight in Cannes, the deeply moving Dogs Don’t Wear Pants is going to cast a spell on the NIFFF audience with its dizzying and unique exploration of human resilience.

Festival Contact :

The Finnish Film Foundation

cast :

Oona Airola, Iiris Anttila, Antons Baronskis

Crew :
  • Cinematographer : Pietari Peltola
  • Editor : Mervi Junkkonen
  • Music : Michal Nejtek