One night at a hot-dog stand in Finnish Lapland Aurora, a party animal, meets Iranian Darian. Darian needs to marry a Finnish woman to get an asylum for himself and his daughter. Aurora turns him down, as she plans to move to Norway, away from her shit life. However, after meeting his sweet daughter, she agrees to help him. As Aurora introduces numerous women to Darian, the two of them grow close.
Miia Tervo (b. 1980) is an award winning writer and director from Finnish Lapland. Her short films have been screened and awarded around the world. The Little Snow Animal (2010) was EFA-nominated, and Clumsy Little Acts of Tenderness (2015) was also screened around the globe from Palms Springs to Oberhousen. Tervo’s other short films include Santra and the Talking Trees and The Seal. Aurora is her debut feature.