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Gimme Some Respect

Original title: Vähän kunnioitusta
German title: Respekt bitte!
Finland, 2010

Director: Karjalainen, Pekka
Production company: Meguru Production
Age recommendation: 14 years and up

A young woman SIIRI is about to move from home. Her aim is to become independent and she is dreaming about LOVE. Like quite many young women. However, there is one separating factor: Siiri is intellectually disabled. Siiri is proceeding well in becoming indepent. She lives in an innovative dormitory and will not live on social security and instead gets a real job. Siiri falls in love with SANTERI. Santeri is not intellectually disabled. For awhile happiness is blooming. Siiri´s friend SUSKI who lives in the same dormitory is desperately dreaming about marriage and not being careful enough ends up sexually abused. This event along with the unbiased relationship with Siiri and Santeri explodes all the hidden attitudes of people to the surface.

Fest Troja 2010, Seoul 2010, Espoo 2010, Schlingel Chemnitz 2010, BUFF Malmö 2010, SeeYouth Cologne 2011, Ale Kino! Poznan 2011

Website: www.vahankunnioitusta.fi

World sales address/es:
Maguru (FI)

Sold to:
Walt Disney (FI)