Wednesday, October 08, 2014

Finlandia's Nordic Film Series resumes with Finnish comedy Oct. 9

HANCOCK -- The 11th season of the Nordic Film Series kicks off October 9 with a comedy about a man from Lapland who needs to buy a digital TV box by dawn or risk losing his girlfriend.

In Lapland Odyssey this man sets out into the night with his two friends to find a box, and on this adventure the three face many entertaining challenges. The film will be shown at Finlandia University’s Finnish American Heritage Center at 2 p.m. and 6 p.m. on Thursday, Oct. 9.

A 2010 comedy by Finnish director Dome Karukoski, Lapland Odyssey is about 90 minutes long. The film is in Finnish and is subtitled in English. It won two comedy awards in 2011 and was nominated for two others. There is some adult language and alcohol use portrayed in this film.

Both showings of Lapland Odyssey are open to the public; donations are appreciated. For more information, call the Finnish American Heritage Center at 906-487-7549 or 906-487-7302.

(Poster courtesy Finlandia University)

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