27 First Years
27 ensimmäistä vuotta
27 First Years is a short documentary written and directed by Jussi Sandhu about his mother Anneli and his brother Sami. It’s a story about the role of a mother when a 27-year-old, severely disabled son moves away from home. The aging mother has to learn how to live alone for the first time in her life, since all of her children are grown up and husband passed away.
Jussi Sandhu is a writer-director and an editor based in Tampere, Finland. 27 First Years is his documentary directorial debut. He has worked as an editor in several short fictions, TV productions and documentaries. He was an editor and co-writer in Aino Suni’s feature documentary Never Again (Tuffi Films, 2018). Sandhu works in the production company Wacky Tie Films, partly owned and founded by him.