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by Tiina Lymi


The Grump prepares to die - everything is done and his wife is dead. He's making his own coffin when the life walks in, all of a sudden. The granddaughter needs the stubbornness and wisdom of her grandpa. In return, The Grump gets a meaning for his life - and a big secret.

international title: Happier Times, Grump
original title: Glada tider, Kverulanten
country: Finland
year: 2018
genre: fiction
directed by: Tiina Lymi
film run: 118'
release date: FI 24/08/2018
screenplay: Tuomas Kyrö, Juha Lehtola, Tiina Lymi
cast: Heikki Kinnunen, Satu Tuuli Karhu, Elina Knihtilä, Jani Volanen, Iikka Forss, Mari Perankoski, Sulevi Peltola, Janne Reinikainen, Lotta Kaihua, Petra Frey
cinematography by: Henri Blomberg
film editing: Joona Louhivuori
art director: Sattva-Hanna Toiviainen
costumes designer: Anna Vilppunen
music: Juri Seppä, Miska Seppä
producer: Jukka Helle, Markus Selin
line producer: Hanna Virolainen
production: Solar Films Inc. Oy
distributor: Nordisk Film Oy
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