Cinéfondation is the Cannes competition for student films, founded in 1998. Kuosmanen´s earlier film Roadmarkers (Kestomerkitsijät, 2007) won the third prize in Cinéfondation 2008.
The Painting Sellers is Kuosmanen´s graduation film for the department of Motion Picture, TV and Production Design at the School of Art and Design of Aalto University Helsinki. The film is produced by Aamu Filmcompany Ltd. / Jussi Rantamäki and Auli Mantila; script and cinematography by JP Passi. The main cast includes Teppo Manner, Auli Mantila and Tuomas Airola.The Painting Sellers is a story about three people still on the road, though it´s almost Christmas. Their products don´t sell, the car is a wreck and the weather is freezing. Moreover, there is a problem: how to cope with an emerging friendship?
Producer Jussi Rantamäki, +358 40 7355 977