From Matti With Love
It's midsummer in a Finnish small town of Imatra near the Russian border. Matti, a lonely 54-year old man, meets Masha, a Russian transwoman. When the glittering night falls, Matti has to face the consequences of his fake life.
Jarno Lindemark (b. 1983) is a director, writer and poet from Helsinki, Finland. His first book came out in 2009. He has written and directed four shorts: Sunstroke (2015), The Wait (documentary, 2016), Driving Lesson (2018) and From Matti with Love (2019). His films have been screened on a number of international film festivals. Driving Lesson won the main prize at Motovun FF.