A Day Without Prohibition

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Film Info

Film Year: 22

Film Duration: 15 min

Country: Finland

Language: Finnish


Elisa Kujala

Film Category

Best Short Film


Two young women decide to defy the dancing prohibition set by the Finnish government by organising a secret graduation dance in war-torn Helsinki in 1944. Before best friends Elvi and Irja take their biggest step yet into adulthood, they must find the courage to say goodbye to one another.