Force of Habit

laurels icon Best International Feature Winner, Best Screenplay Winner
  • Female Gaze
  • 1h 19m
  • Narrative Feature
  • UK Premiere
  • 2020

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Force of Habit deconstructs the invisible use of power towards women both in private lives and in the society. Following 11 women, we experience their point of view and dive into the female gaze. Now we see it.

A collective of seven finnish women directors.

Representative

Totem film

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Director

Kirsikka Saari

Director

Miia Tervo

Director

Elli Toivoniemi

Director

Jenni Toivoniemi

Director

Reetta Aalto

Director

Anna Paavilainen

Director

Alli Haapasalo

Executive Producer

Elli Toivoniemi

Producer

Elli Toivoniemi

Writer

Reetta Aalto

Writer

Miia Tervo

Director of Photography

Päivi Kettunen

Director of Photography

Jarmo Kiuru

Director of Photography

Kerttu Hakkarainen

Editor

Yva Fabricius

Editor

Otto Heikola

Sound Designer

Lotta Mäki

Music

Joona Samuel

Production Designer

Laura Haapakangas

Production Designer

Katariina Kapi

Production Designer

Sanna-Mari Pirkola