The captivating story of how Tove Jansson became a household name through the creation of The Moomins. Focusing on the artist’s formative years, the biopic follows her through the dizzying art parties of 1940’s Helsinki, as she explores her sexuality and purses an intense love affair with theatre director Vivica Bandler. This realistic tale of success, struggle and Jansson’s unwavering pursuit of freedom, is brought to life with a passionate performance from Alma Pöysti.
Dir: Zaida Bergroth
2020 Finland, Sweden / 1hr 43 / 12