The Ceiling

On the brink of divorce a middle-aged man, Olavi, retreats to his cabin by the lake. After a few days, he finds that the ceiling has come down making him unable to stand up straight. His friend Tuomas arrives and insists that something has to be done whereas Olavi is content with the limited space. The two men start lifting the ceiling – but which of the men is really in need of help? 

  • Finland
  • 2017, 15 min
  • Director: Teppo Airaksinen
  • Director of photography: Aarne Tapola
  • Editor: Jussi Rautaniemi
  • Screenplay: Merja Maikkula
  • Music: Ville Tanttu
  • Cast: Inna Bodson, Juho Milonoff, Pekka Strang, Iida-Maria Heinonen
  • Contacts: The Finnish Film Foundation
  • Art Director: Antti Nikkinen

18.1. 19:00 Praha | Kino Pilotů
19.1. 21:00 Praha | Světozor - Grand Hall
21.1. 20:30 Praha | Světozor - Small Hall

Teppo Airaksinen

Teppo Airaksinen is a graduate of the Aalto University Film Department in Helsinki. His work includes the feature films The Fanatics and Lapland Odyssey 2 and the award-winning tv-series Downshifters and Kimmo.