At the age of 17, Iltima has spent much of his life looking after his mother, the mercurial Leila, a veteran actress who’s successful and famous enough to be constant tabloid fodder. His mother’s neglect has filled him with a rage he now considers normal.
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A troubled artist family has a summer party that starts like any other Finnish party with boozing, going crazy and having fights. Then it develops into a more sinister story that keeps up the suspense rather well although it’s clear from early on what’s going to happen. Visually it’s a mixture of music video aesthetics and (semi)realistic cinema, and they work nicely together.