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3.7
131 Ratings

The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki

Hymyilevä mies

Directed by Juho Kuosmanen
Finland, 2016
Drama, Sport, Biography

Synopsis

Finland, 1962. Boxer Olli Mäki is 26 years old and in love. He comes from a humble background – his manager Elis Ask however wants to turn him into a glamorous boxing star. Olli is expected to be the first Finnish boxer to defeat the US-American world champion.

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The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki Directed by Juho Kuosmanen

Awards & Festivals

Cannes Film Festival

2016 | Winner: Un Certain Regard Award

São Paulo International Film Festival

2016

Buenos Aires Festival Internacional de Cine Independiente

2017

European Film Awards

2016 | Winner: European Discovery - Prix Fipresci

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