Longing

A web-series where we co-create drama with the audience. The theme for the series is Longing. The stories and experiences collected from the audience are the base for the three films produced in the series.

Christian is a familyman in a friendly but cold marriage. When he meets asylumseeker Mohamed a deep friendship develops between them. Their friendship is threatened both by Mohameds deportation and by islamic religion.

10 year old Alma lives with her alcoholic grandmother. When she gets a new friend everything feels fantastic, but soon they are forbidden to play together.

Liv is a young, urban woman who leaves a complicated relationship. She soon finds herself in a tragicomic limbo searching for true love.

These stories are separate films in the series. They will be broadcast on Yle Areena on the 3rd of January 2020 at 00.01, and as a long film on the Finnish National tv-channel TeemaFem on the 5th january at 22.00.

Cast: Bakr Hassan, Patrick Henriksen, Josefin Sonck, Pelle Heikkilä, Dennis Nylund, Petra Heinänen, Alexander Holmlund, Stella Miettinen, Theo Zilliacus, Marjorita Huldén, Cris af Enehielm. Scriptwriter & Director: Anna Blom & Ville Tanttu. Production: ja! media production for Svenska Yle/Maria Lundström.

We are currently writing on more episodes, to be continued!

Created in co-operation with Ville Tanttu, for Svenska Yle/Maria Lundström. The series is financed by Svenska Yle, Svenska Kulturfonden and Konstsamfundet.