Permission to Operate

The film Permission to Operate is the story about a single mother who struggles to balance different roles in her life, when her passion for a man overshadows her love of her child. The film has been screened at filmfestivals, notably the festival Love and Anarchy in Helsinki and it won the Award of Excellence at the international filmfestival in Jakarta, Indonesia.

Lead characters are played by: Alma Pöysti, Wilhelm Grotenfelt and Liv Wikström.

Production: Studio Lumo/Ville Tanttu
Script and director: Anna Blom
Cinematographer: Ville Tanttu.

The script for Permission to Operate won the competition Novellfilm 2015 and the film is financed by YleFem, the Finnish Film Foundation and Svenska Kulturfonden.