The films of the day were judged by Martta Kaukonen.
A true horn player ★
(Finland 1941) In Orvo Saarikivi’s comedy, an engineer (Leo Lähteenmäki) steals a costume from the museum. (K7)
TV1 at 1:15 p.m.
(Finland 2019) A father (Juho Milonoff) invents a special way by which he hopes his little daughter (Elina Patrarkka) will give up her dreams of having a dog. Teppo Airaksinen’s short drama credibly deals with lost parenting.
Theme at 13.50
Accompanying gig ★★★
(Finland 2017) An old man (Heikki Nousiainen) takes a teenage boy (Noah Kin) as a driver for a cottage trip. The themes of Samuli Valkama’s drama are racism, homosexuality and aging
TV2 at 9 p.m.
The Mist – Usva ★★
(USA 2007) Supernatural mist reaps people, and customers (including Marcia Gay Harden) get hungry in the grocery store. Frank Darabont’s excitement is sluggish. (K16)
Hero at 9 p.m.
The two of us and Irene ★
(USA 2000) A mentally divided cop (Jim Carrey) falls in love with Irene (Renée Zellweger), accused of a crime. The humor of the Farrelly brothers ’comedy is supposed to be very blatant, though very conventional. (K16)
Sub at 10.30pm
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