A Moment in the Reeds

A Moment in the Reeds

Having moved to Paris for university, Leevi returns to his native Finland for the summer to help his estranged father renovate the family lake house so it can be sold. Tareq, a recent asylum seeker... More
1h48m UK/Finland 2017
18+
Subtitles
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Synopsis

Having moved to Paris for university, Leevi returns to his native Finland for the summer to help his estranged father renovate the family lake house so it can be sold. Tareq, a recent asylum seeker from Syria, has been hired to help with the work, and when Leevi’s father has to return to town on business, the two young men establish a connection and spend a few days discovering one another during the Finnish midsummer.

""A Moment in the Reeds" is deliberately spare in all departments, heightening impact through restraint."-Dennis Harvey, Variety

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Details

Country
UKFinland
Language
EnglishFinnish
Director
Mikko Makela
Cast
Janne PuustinenBoodi KabbaniMika Melender
Awards
Taiwan International Queer Film Festival 2018, Nordic International Film Festival 2018 - Best Actor (2), Tampa International Gay and Lesbian Film Festival 2018 - Best Narrative Feature
Review
An intense gay romance

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