Part of the touring film cycle Desde Finlandia con amor (From Finland with Love). Curated by Jali Wahlsten in collaboration with the Finnish Embassies across Latin America and the Caribbean region. It is the largest ever coordinated Finnish cultural initiative in Latin America.
Tove is based in Helsinki, 1945. The end of the war brings a new sense of artistic and social freedom for painter Tove Jansson. Modern art, dizzying parties and an open relationship with a married politician. Her unconventional life puts her at odds with her sculptor father’s strict ideals. Tove’s desire for liberty is put to the test when she meets theatre director Vivica Bandler. Her love for Vivica is electric and allconsuming but Tove begins to realise that the love she truly yearns has to be reciprocated. Tove is a captivating drama about the creative energy of an iconic talent and her turbulent search for identity, desire and freedom.
Genre: Drama, Documentary
Release Date: 03/12/2023
Run Time: 100 mins.
Starring: Alma Pöysti, Krista Kosonen, Shanti Roney
Director: Zaida Bergroth
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