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Headfirst

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Headfirst is a black comedy about a single mother with anger management problems and her teenage daughter who is always in trouble at school.

When Essi finds out that her teenage daughter Takku is, once again, in trouble at school she is forced to transfer her to another school. These Takku meets Lasse, her mother's old flame who is still in love with Essi. 

When the authorities try to take Takku into custody, Essi attempts to recruit the help of Lasse and a stranger with bad drinking habits to try and rescue her. 

An offbeat story about strange friends, long-gone love and a hare. 

Part of New Films From Finalnd, a short season of contemporary Finnish films showcasing some of the fantastic filmmaking talent that Finland has to offer.

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Country of Origin: Finland Language(s):In Finnish (subtitles in English) 
Year: 2014   Running Time: 1hr 34 mins  
BBFC Advice: 15 No children under 15 may watch this film.  

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