THE HAPPIEST DAY IN THE LIFE OF OLLI MÄKI
In 1962, Olli Mäki has the once-in-a-lifetime shot at being the first Finnish World Featherweight Champion ever. All of Helsinki is rooting for him, but he suddenly has other things on his mind: Olli just met the love of his life… Based on a true story, well-known in Finland.
Cast: Jarkko Lahti, Oona Airola, Eero Milonoff
Screenplay: Mikko Myllylahti, Juho Kuosmanen
Director of Photography: J-P Passi
Film Editor: Jussi Rautaniemi
Composer: Miika Snare
Production Designer: Kari Kankanpää
Costume Design: Sari Suominen
Sound: Pietu Korhonen
Producer: Jussi Rantamäki
Production Company: Aamu Filmcompany Ltd.
Co-Producer: Sol Bondy, Jamila Wenske, Nicklas Wikström-Nicastro, Katarina Krave, Simon Perry
Co-Production Company: One Two Films, Tre Vänner Produktioner AB, Film Väst AB
World Sales: Les Films Du Losange
Distributor: Camino Filmverleih GmbH
Director: Juho Kuosmanen
Juho Kuosmanen was born in 1979. He attended Aalto University for Art, Design and Archtecture in Helsinki, graduating 2014. His short films won numerous prizes, including at Cannes Cinéfondation and Locarno. He has also acted and directed for the stage, working with the Avantgarde Ensemble West Coast Kokkola Opera. THE HAPPIEST DAY IN THE LIFE OF OLLI MÄKI is his first feature film.