Friday Child

Friday Child tells the story of a daughter, who only gets to see her mother on weekends. At her mother’s, life feels like a celebration: they dress up as ghosts and sing curious songs. When the weekend is over, it is time for letting go.

The film is screened along with 6 other films as part of New Visions – New Student Films screening, with the total length of 85 minutes.

Director Tinja Ruusuvuori will be present at the screenings.

Language: Finnish
Subtitles: English

  • Name in Original Language: Viikonloppulapsi
  • Director: Tinja Ruusuvuori
  • Country: Finland
  • Year: 2014
  • Length: 17 min
  • Age limit: S
  • Cinematography: Peter Salovaara
  • Editing: Inka Lahti
  • Audio: Vili Laitinen
  • Music: Vili Laitinen, Jarkko Kela
  • Production: Tiina Pitkänen / ELO Film School Helsinki / Aalto University


  • Maxim 1: Saturday 31.1. at 15:00
  • Kinopalatsi 6: Sunday 1.2. at 19:00