Stupid Young Heart
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Stupid Young Heart is about the first love between the skinny and carefree Lenni and the gorgeous and popular Kiira. Not yet in a relationship, nor out of high school, they discover that they are expecting a baby. They suddenly have to deal with grown up problems of pregnancy, while extreme right ideas begin to encroach on their multicultural neighborhood.
Selma Vilhunen (b.1976) started her professional career as a screenwriter. Her collaboration with screenwriter Kirsikka Saari resulted in aninternational festival hit, the short film Do I Have to Take Care of Everything?, which was nominated for an Oscar in 2014. Vilhunen’s debut fiction feature Little Wing received the Nordic Council Film Prize in 2017, and her documentary feature Hobbyhorse Revolution was nominated for the EFA Young Audience Award in 2018. Vilhunen is a co-founder of the production company Tuffi Films Oy.