Urban Family is released in Amazon’s VOD service in USA and Canada. Urban Family is directed by Oskari Sipola and written by Tua Harno. The film has already been seen in USA in film festivals (Soho International Film Festival, New York and Chcago International Film Festival).
Urban Family had its premiere in August 2015. This new kind of music film set in the modern-day world and tells a story of Selja, who is in her thirties and lives in a shared flat with her friends. One day a boy appears at her door; a boy she gave up for adoption sixteen years earlier. Selja has a chance to get to know her son, but at the same time, makes a complete mess of her and her best friends’ lives. The film is starred by Maria Ylipää, Johannes Brotherus, Riku Nieminen, Pihla Maalismaa, Anu Sinisalo, Peter Kanerva ja Timo Tuominen.
The movie’s engaging songs are written precisely for this movie by the very top Finnish songwriters including Paula Vesala, Lauri Ylönen, Olavi Uusivirta, Terhi Kokkonen, Joel Melasniemi, Kerkko Koskinen, Timo Kiiskinen, Yona, Markus Koskinen, Pepe Johansson, Sanni, Elias Kaskinen, Asa, Super Janne, producer MGI (Henri Lanz), Matti Pitkänen and Niina Koponen.
International sales of the film is handled by Summerside International / Francesca Manno.
Read more about the film here.