Hymyilevä miesThe Happiest Day in the Life of Olli Mäki
- Juho Kuosmanen
- Finland, Sweden, Germany
- Biography, Drama
- Juho Kuosmanen, Mikko Myllylahti
- Joonas Saartamo, Oona Airola, Eero Milonoff
- Aamu Filmcompany, ONE TWO Films, Film Väst and Tre Vänner Produktion.
The true story of Olli Mäki, the famous Finnish boxer who had a shot at the 1962 World Featherweight title.
Everything is set for Olli Mäki to become the first ever Finn to be the world champion in featherweight boxing. His manager Elis Ask – a former boxer himself – has prepared everything for them to reach fame and fortune. All Olli has to do is lose weight and concentrate. But he has a problem – he has fallen in love with Raija.
Festivals & Academy awards and others
Festival de Cannes 2016
Un Certain Regard
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival 2016
Toronto International Film Festival 2016
BFI London Film Festival 2016
Torino Film Festival 2016
Cannes Awards 2016
Un Certain Regard Prize
European Film Awards (EFA) 2016
European Discovery Award
Spain (3 of February 2017)
Germany (5 of January 2017)
France (19 of October 2016)
Finland (2 of September 2016)