House of Branching Love | TIFF

House of Branching Love

Haarautuvan Rakkauden Talo (Finland)

Directed by:
Mika Kaurismäki
Cast:
Elina Knihtilä, Hannu-Pekka Björkman, Antti Reini, Anna Easteden, Tommi Eronen, Kati Outinen, Kari Väänänen
Duration:
12h:00m
TIFF edition:
2010
Category:
Synopsis:

Family therapist Juhani Helin, 35, and business trainer Paula Helin, 34, decide to divorce in a civilized manner and move to separate houses after selling their house. But when Paula invites Marco, a one-night stand, to the house and Juhani takes revenge on Paula by hiring Nina, a prostitute, from Wolffi, his half-brother and pimp, to play his new girlfriend in order to force Paula to leave the house, the Pandora's box in their marriage flies open and releases the plagues of love and hate.

Awards & Festivals: Toronto 2009

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