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THE BLIND MAN WHO DID NOT WANT TO SEE TITANIC 

Premiere: 26th of August 2022
Release VOD: 19th of September 2022

Director: Teemu Nikki

Cast: Petri Poikolainen, Marjaana Maijala, Samuli Jaskio, Hannamaija Nikander, Matti Onnismaa, Rami Rusinen  
Genre: Drama, Comedy, Romance, Thriller

Country: Finland

Length: 82 min

Rating: 15 years

Synopsis: The Blind Man Who Did Not Want to See Titanic is a never before seen love story where Petri Polkolainen (Jaakko) gives the performance of a lifetime as the man who is a prisoner in his own home. The walls of the prison fall as Jaakko decides to go visit his one true love. It's not an easy decision Jaakko is blind and paralyzed from the chest down - and he has to make it all the way to her on his own. To get there he has to rely on the kindness of five strangers, what could go wrong?
 

Winner of the Audience Award at Venice Film Festival 2021

Nominated for Nordiska Rådets Film Award 2022

Press material, stills and poster.

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ ”En av de mest nyskapande filmerna jag sett på länge, en tour de force av skådespeleri, regi och nagelbitande thrillerstämning à la ”Uncut gems”." - SvD

★ ★ ★ ★  ”Både svart humor och beska repliker – inte minst roande för alla filmälskare" - DN


★ ★ ★ ★ ”Bland det starkaste jag sett på länge" - Kulturbloggen

★ ★ ★ ★ "Mycket gripande, spännande och välspelat drama om utsatthet" - Filmeye

★ ★ ★ ★ ★ "The most inspired and inspiring piece of bittersweet comedy romance ever made.” - We Got This Covered 



★ ★ ★ ★ ”An edge-of-your-seat thriller driven by determination in the face of adversity” - Tilt Magazine

★ ★ ★ ★ ”Nikkis latest feature is unlike anything else. It's a remarkable and unforgettable viewing experience the that needs to be seen to truly understand how fantastic it is.” - The Upcoming



★ ★ ★ ★ ”Full of passion and soulfulness” - Filmuforia

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