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PLAYING SOLO

by Lauri Nurkse

synopsis

Emma, an intelligent and independent urban reporter, is sent extempore to interview top conductor Joel Abrahamsson. The interview is a total flop, but during it, Emma suddenly finds herself falling for Joel - in a weeks' time they are both head over heels in love. Emma could never have imagined that in just a few weeks she would be living in an old country house with Joel's demented but temperamental mother, while Joel races around the world from concert to concert. And in less than no time, Emma finds out that she is pregnant…

international title: Playing Solo
original title: Sooloilua
country: Finland
year: 2007
genre: fiction
directed by: Lauri Nurkse
release date: FI 28/12/2007
screenplay: Katja Kallio
cast: Saija Lentonen, Kari-Pekka Toivonen, Kristiina Elstelä, Minttu Mustakallio, Tatu Siivonen
cinematography by: Peter Flinckenberg
film editing: Harri Ylönen
art director: Christer Andersson
costumes designer: Jouni Mervas
music: Pessi Levanto
producer: Nina Koljonen
production: Matila Röhr Productions MRP
distributor: Nordisk Film AB
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