Short Films

Tuntematon REDUX

Finland 2017
Director: Anssi Määttä
Producers: Anssi Määttä, Antti Tuominen
Duration 5 min

This compact science fiction tale of war with a twist is paying a wicked tribute to the iconic Finnish World War II novel The Unknown Soldier. More Blade Runner than Stalingrad, the stunning visuals of the work leave a lasting impression.

Tuntematon Redux will be screened on Saturday, November 25th at 4.00 pm before the feature Wind River at Kinopalatsi 2.

Don’t Open Your Eyes
(Öppna inte ögönen)

Sweden 2017
Director: Adrián García Bogliano
Producers: Bo Gramfors, Rickard Gramfors, Andrea Quiroz
Duration 11 min

Adrián García Bogliano’s (Here Comes the Devil, Late Phases, Scherzo Diabolico) prolific career in genre filmmaking mostly in Latin America takes a surprise turn in this horror thriller shot in Sweden. It also acts as an eerie intro to Bogliano’s upcoming feature Black Circle, to be released in 2018.

Don’t Open Your Eyes will be screened on Friday, November 23rd at 3:45 pm before the feature Christina Lindberg: The Original Eyepatch-wearing Butt-Kicking Movie Babe (Kinopalatsi 7) at Kinopalatsi 2.


Finland 2017
Director and producer: Jyri Koski
Duration 26 min

A Night Visions world premiere, Repeater is an English-language superhero tale starring PJ Marshall (Maggie, Luke Cage, Underground) by the Finnish newcomer Jyri Koski. The action adventure is edited by Joona Louhivuori of Iron Sky fame, the music is composed by the award-winning Panu Aaltio.

Repeater will be screened on Friday, November 24th at 5:50 pm before the feature Another WolfCop at Kinopalatsi 7.

Arr. for a Scene

Finland/France 2017
Director and producer: Jonna Kina
Duration 5 min

This award-winning short (Best Nordic Short Film / Nordisk Panorama, September 2017) digs into the same subject as Alexandre Philippe’s feature documentary 78/52, which took Night Visions by storm at the April 2017 edition of the festival. The single shot on a 35mm camera follows two foley artists working on the iconic shower scene of Hitchcock’s Psycho in a manner that almost forces the viewer to become a part of the scene.

Arr. for Scene will be screened on Saturday, November 25th at 8:45 pm before the feature Tragedy Girls at Kinopalatsi 2.

Trick AND Treat
(Knask og knep)

Norway 2017
Director and producer: Severin Eskeland
Duration 9 min

Director-screenwriter Severin Eskeland, who shocked Night Visions audiences with his “hammer feature” Lust in April 2017 in Helsinki, tells us a cautious tale of a Halloween prank going a few steps too far.

Trick AND Treat will be screened on Sunday, November 26th at 1:15 am before the feature Street Trash at Kinopalatsi 2.


Norway 2017
Director: Kjersti Helen Rasmunssen
Producer: Njål Arne Lambrechts
Duration 7 min

The directorial debut of Kjersti Helen Rasmussen, the screenwriter of the 2015 genre sensation Villmark Asylum, is a science fiction fantasy set in and around the Global Seed Vault of the arctic island of Svalbard.

Voyager will be screened on Sunday, November 26th at 3:15 am before the feature Our Evil at Kinopalatsi 7.

The Wrong House on the Left
(Väärä talo vasemmalla)

Finland 2017
Director: Nalle Mielonen
Producers: Nalle Mielonen, Kerttu Hakkarainen
Duration 7 min

The genre-savvy team behind the short Whistle in the Dark (Night Visions spring 2016) return with this moody tale of two burglars picking the absolute worst time to break in the wrong house.

The Wrong Houde on the Left will be screened on Thursday, November 23rd at 8.00 pm before the feature Leatherface at Kinopalatsi 2.