The Date (7 minutes)

Finland | 2012
Finnish with English subtitles


  • Coarse Language

Jenni Toivoniemi
The Date

Sixteen-year-old Tino has to host a date for Diablo, the family’s stud cat. While he pours tea for the middle-aged woman and her daughter after they arrive with their cat, he must try to make polite conversation over the distracting sounds coming from the next room. Won the Short Film Jury Award for International Fiction at the 2013 Sundance Film Festival.