Finland, Sweden, GERMANY | 93 min | 2016 | Finnish
Summer 1962, Olli Mäki has a shot at the world championship title in featherweight boxing. From the Finnish countryside to the bright lights of Helsinki, everything has been prepared for his fame and fortune. All Olli has to do is lose weight and concentrate. But there is a problem – he has fallen in love with Raija.
The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki won PRIX UN CERTAIN REGARD IN CANNES 2016.
Director Juho Kuosmanen
Screenwriter Mikko Myllylahti, Juho Kuosmanen
Main cast Jarkko Lahti, Oona Airola, Eero Milonoff
Cinematographer J-P Passi
Production designer Kari Kankaanpää
Costume designer Sari Suominen
Make-up designer Salla Yli-Luopa
Editor Jussi Rautaniemi F.C.E.
Sound designer Pietu Korhonen
Co-Producers Jamila Wenske and Sol Bondy / One Two Films; Nicklas Wikström Nicastro / Tre Vänner; Simon Perry, Katarina Krave / Film i Väst
Producer Jussi Rantamäki
Distribution Finland B-Plan Distribution
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