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FORCE OF HABIT | Finland

Reetta Aalto, Alli Haapasalo, Anna Paavilainen, Kirsikka Saari, Miia Tervo, Elli Toivoniemi, Jenni Toivoniemi 2021 1h 15m

Synopsis

Hilla’s and Kristian’s romantic dinner is ruined when a stranger gropes Hilla. After a house party, Emmi gets an uninvited guest to her bedroom. An inexperienced prosecutor Aleksi has a day to prepare for the rape trial Nina has waited for years. Milja’s journey to school turns into a nightmare after strangers accompany her on a bus. An ambitious actress Emppu is preparing for a rape scene. Katja ruins the festive spirit at a company party when she reveals that her co-worker groped her after the last party. Force of Habit deconstructs the invisible use of power towards women both in their private lives and in society. Following 11 women, we experience their point of view and dive into the female gaze. Now we see it.

Awards & Selections

• Durban International Film Festival 2020 Winner Best Film


Original title

Tottumiskysymys

Country

Finland

Production company

Tuffi Films

Maturity Rating

A

Language

Finnish

Subtitles

English

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