HS-11. One Last Deal
Finland, Feature Film, 2018, 95 min
Finnish director Klaus Härö’s film The Fencer (BIFF 2015) was shortlisted for an Academy AwardElderly Finnish art dealer Olavi still dreams of “one last deal” that will make his retirement comfortable. His dream appears to be answered at an auction preview where he spots an unattributed painting that could be worth a fortune. Olavi is a wily businessman, but his lifelong obsession with art has long ago alienated his family. Then, out of the blue, his grown daughter reappears, along with his moody teenage grandson Otto, an art student who needs an internship. Together, Olavi, with his vast contacts in the art world, and Otto, with his prodigious tech skills, become a dynamic art-detective duo. Subtitled.
Directed by Klaus HäröColorado Premiere