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SISTERS APART

by Hanna Maylett

synopsis

Taru (35) lives a harmonic life in a horse farm with her husband Harri (40) and stepdaughter Ninni(13). Everything changes when Ninni is injured in an accident with a horse and Taru asks Ninni´s biological mother Eve (33), who has left to Sweden ten years ago, to come back and see her daughter. Eve´s short visit turns into longer stay when Eve realizes that she wants lost ten years of her life back. Longing after daughter Ninni rises to the surface. Step by step Eve starts to get foothold in the family for herself and Taru who is pregnant of her first "own" child loses control of her life.

international title: Sisters Apart
original title: Erottamattomat
country: Finland
sales agent: TrustNordisk
year: 2009
genre: fiction
directed by: Hanna Maylett
release date: FI 09/05/2008
screenplay: Tarja Kylmä
cast: Minna Haapkylä, Tiina Lymi, Jorma Tommila, Kaneli Johansson
cinematography by: Jyri Hakala
film editing: Kimmo Kohtamäki
art director: Markku Pätilä
costumes designer: Karoliina Koiso-Kanttila
music: Sanna Salmenkallio
producer: Lasse Saarinen, Risto Salomaa
production: Kinotar Oy
distributor: Nordisk Film AB
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