The feature film based on my writing and directed by JP Valkeapää, Dogs Don’t Wear Pants (previously Mona), will premiere at Cannes Film Festival Directors’ Fortnight 21.5.2019. The previous Finnish film competing in the section was Aki Kaurismäki’s Take Care of Your Scarf, Tatiana in 1994.
Pekka Strang and Krista Kosonen play the leading roles. The movie is produced by Helsinki-filmi. Welcome to the movies!
The theme of the issue is fairy tales, and it presents stories from Lapin Satumaa -writing contest that could not be published in the children’s storybook gathered from the winning stories due to their adult content.
writes fairy-tales for grown-ups - and sometimes for children, too.