Applicant

Five Stars Film

Approved funding

3,000.00 €

Call for Proposal

Selective Support

Ref. no.

EACEA/19/2016

Hymyilevä Mies/ The Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki

Storyline

The true story of Olli Mäki, the famous Finnish boxer who had a shot at the 1962 World Featherweight title.

Everything is set for Olli Mäki to become the first ever Finn to be the world champion in featherweight boxing. His manager Elis Ask – a former boxer himself – has prepared everything for them to reach fame and fortune. All Olli has to do is lose weight and concentrate. But he has a problem – he has fallen in love with Raija.

Director: Juho Kuosmanen
Country: Finland, Sweden, Germany
Year: 2016
Genre: Biography, Drama
Scriptwriters: Juho Kuosmanen, Mikko Myllylahti
Cast: Joonas Saartamo, Oona Airola, Eero Milonoff
Production: Aamu Filmcompany, ONE TWO Films, Film Väst and Tre Vänner Produktion.