Jill & Joy
JANUARY 24, SUNDAY AT 3PM
JILL & JOY West Coast premiere
(Saara Cantell, Finland, live action, 2014, 80 min)
Ages 5+. In Finnish with English subtitles.
When two best friends, Jill and Joy, find a huge amount of money on the street, they decide to buy a house from mysterious Mrs. Rosebud. It is a real dream house, measured and equipped exactly for two little seven-year-old girls' requirements. Jill and Joy start to live the summer of their dreams, which is full of adventure and surprises but without any parents. Anything can happen and strange things occur, as reality and fantasy magically intertwine in this award-winning film, based on a book by Marjatta Kurenniemi.
Trailer (no subtitles) https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Euk9CyPZvSA
Trailer (with English subtitles) embedded on this page: http://www.trustnordisk.com/film/2014-jill-joy
Shown with: Ektacy (Caryn Cline, USA, live action, 2015, 2 min) Nonverbal. World premiere with Seattle filmmaker in attendance.
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Northwest Film Forum (View)
1515 12th Ave
Seattle, WA 98122