Bengaluru International Film Festival - BIFFES

Synopsis

Finland, 1920s. The charismatic preacher Maria Akerblom leads her devout followers to Helsinki, among them is the adoring teenager Salome. When Salome befriends local street girl Malin, her world views are challenged and she is torn between the promise of newfound freedom and Maria's dangerous all-consuming love.

Film Festivals

Nominations - Jussi Awards (Best Production Design), Official Selection at Toronto IFF, Chicago IFF, Sao Paulo IFF