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The women working in a Finnish unemployment office have a secret club, where they give sex out of pity to outcast young men in order to prevent future school shootings. Mirja (35) tries to hide that after spending a night with unemployed Marko (19), she has fallen in love. Saving Finland is at stake.

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English title / Mercy All the Way
Teoksen nimi suomeksi / Säälistäjät
Original title / Säälistäjät
Keywords / love, fiction, loneliness, depression, isolation, jealousy, sex
Type / Single channel
Country / Finland
Picture ratio / 2,35:1
Duration / 00:29:59
Language / Finnish
Sound format / Stereo
Year / 2014
Cast / Jan-Niclas Jansson (Cinematographer), Hannaleena Hauru (Director), Jenny Tervakari (Editor), MADE / Ulla Simonen (Producer), Hannaleena Hauru (Producer), Jan-Niclas Jansson (Producer), Misa Palander (Actor), Mikael Karkkonen (Actor), Johannes Mäkinen (Actor), Leena Nuora (Actor), Tanja Heinänen (Actor), Tiia Honkanen (Actor), Alina Tomnikov (Actor), Kikka Rytkönen (Actor), Yhteisörahoitus / - (Funder), Suomen elokuvasäätiö / - (Funder), YLE / - (Funder), Aleksi Ranta (Music), Lauri Wuolio (Music), Hannaleena Hauru (Script), Tanja Heinänen (Script), Hannaleena Hauru (Author), Cedric Le Doré (Sound Design)
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