Finland | 28 min | 2023 | English
Iraqi Wed Al-Asadi gets stuck in the labyrinth of the Finnish asylum system. Getting out becomes even more difficult than getting in.
How to Please premiered at IDFA 2023 in the Competition for Short Documentary. It won the RISTO JARVA AWARD, YOUTH JURY PRIZE and SPECIAL PRIZE IN NATIONAL COMPETITION at TAMPERE FF, and won SHORT FILM OF THE YEAR AWARD at the FINNISH FILM AWARDS.
Director Elina Talvensaari
Screenwriter Elina Talvensaari
Cinematographer Joonas Pulkkanen
Production designer Juha-Matti Toppinen
Editor Okku Nuutilainen
Sound designer Pinja Mustajoki
Music Tommi Mäki
Producers Jussi Rantamäki, Emilia Haukka
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