Mercy All the Way

Hannaleena Hauru

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.

Production Year
2014
Duration
00:29:59
Type
Tags
Original Title
Säälistäjät
Finnish Title

Säälistäjät

English Title

Mercy All the Way

Production Countries
Finland
Dialogue
Yes
Sound
Yes
Cast
Hannaleena Hauru (Author), Jan-Niclas Jansson (Cinematographer), Hannaleena Hauru (Director), Jenny Tervakari (Editor), Aleksi Ranta (Music), Lauri Wuolio (Music), Ulla Simonen / MADE (Producer), Hannaleena Hauru (Producer), Jan-Niclas Jansson (Producer), Hannaleena Hauru (Script), Tanja Heinänen (Script), Cedric Le Doré (Sound Design), Tanja Heinänen (Actor), Mikael Karkkonen (Actor), Alina Tomnikov (Actor), Johannes Mäkinen (Actor), Misa Palander (Actor), Leena Nuora (Actor), Tiia Honkanen (Actor), Kikka Rytkönen (Actor), Suomen elokuvasäätiö (Funder), Yhteisörahoitus (Funder), YLE (Funder)
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Hannaleena Hauru has graduated from Tampere University of Applied Sciences, School of Art and Media in Finland in 2007 and from the University of Art and Design Helsinki in 2011. She was first acknowledged with her short film “If I Fall”, that was premiered in Festival de Cannes, International Critics’ week and got awarded in Tampere Film Festival, Oberhausen Short Film Festival and in Uppsala Short Film Festival. Previously she has studied theatre and drama research in Tampere University and worked in the field of theatre as a producer.