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Kurjuuden Kuningas (love In Vain)

Project information

Talent Mikko Myllylahti
Role of participant Director-Screenwriter
Director Mikko Myllylahti
Producer Paula Pitkänen
Screenwriter Mikko Myllylahti
Status finished

Production details

Running time 23 min
Year of production 2009
Country of Production Finland
Production Company
ELO Helsinki Film School

still / picture for Kurjuuden Kuningas (love In Vain)
still / picture for Kurjuuden Kuningas (love In Vain)


A melancholic comedy about Jakke, a lazy warehouse worker who is getting married with Fiona, a young and very pregnant girl he barely knows. When Jakke’s weird friends find out his plans, they take him to a local pub for a sad bachelor party. In the pub Jakke opens up about his relationship and meets also a fascinating stranger.

Participation in international festivals / awards

Locarno International Film Festival 2009, SUI - Leopards of Tomorrow Competition (premiere)

Milano Film Festival 2009, ITA - International Competition

Zinebi Bilbao International Film Festival 2009, SPA - International Competition

CineFest, International Festival of Young Filmmakers 2009, Miskolc HUN - International Competition

Fresh Film Festival 2009, Karlovy Vary, CZE