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Round of Honour

A documentary, 38 min
2019
Script and Directing
Lotta-Kaisa Riistakoski
Cinematography
Jarkko T. Laine, F.S.C.
Editing
Tuuli Kuittinen
Sound Design
Pinja Mustajoki
Producer
Markku Tuurna / Filmimaa

Lotta-Kaisa Riistakoski: Round of Honour

For this village Pesis is the lifeline that lifts people out of recession and gives them power to fight unemployment. It brings the village together. But it all changes when a fixed match is reveiled, on one black Thursday.

Round of Honour is a documentry film about the rise and fall of the legendary Pesis (Finnish baseball) team Juvan Pallo. It tells a touching story about local heroes and their highly committed fans, a story about excitement that ends with tears.

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