'Girl Picture': Release date, cast, plot and how to watch romantic movie

Finnish director Alli Haapasalo, known for her female-driven films, is back with another gem that that really shined at the Sundance Film Festival

'Girl Picture': Release date, cast, plot and how to watch romantic movie
A still from the movie 'Girl Picture' starring Aamu Milonoff, Eleonoora Kauhanen and Linnea Leino (IMDb)
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Women-oriented movies are increasingly popular and many of these have garnered acclaim for their realistic plots. People, and not just women, love seeing strong women on screen. Finnish film director and screenwriter Alli Haapasalo, who received acclaim for 'Force of Habit' (2019), 'Nyrkki' (2019) and 'Breath' (2005), all women-centric films, is coming up with her next venture, 'Girl Picture.' A romantic coming-of-age film, the story is about three teenage girls and their lives as they approach womanhood. The film was lauded when it was screened at the Sundance Film Festival this year. Ilona Ahti and Daniela Hakulinen wrote the screenplay for the film.   

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When does the 'Girl Picture' release?

'Girl Picture' drops globally on August 12, 2022.

How can I watch 'Girl Picture'?

No OTT platform has picked up 'Girl Picture' yet. We will keep you informed about the same.

Who’s acting in 'Girl Picture'?

'Girl Picture' features Aamu Milonoff as Mimmi, Eleonoora Kauhanen as Rönkkö and Linnea Leino as Emma. They are supported by Sonya Lindfors as Tanja, Cécile Orblin as Karoliina, Oona Airola as Sanna, Mikko Kauppila as Jarmo, Amos Brotherus as Sipi, Bruno Baer as Kalle, Nicky Laaguid as Henkka and Oksana Lommi as Frida among others.  

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What is the plot of 'Girl Picture'?

The official synopsis of 'Girl Picture' reads: "Best friends Mimmi and Rönkkö have each other’s backs, always. They want to live adventurous lives, loaded with experiences and passion. Emma, on the contrary, has given her whole life to figure skating. Nothing gets between her and success. But when the girls meet, life opens new paths, and they all rocket in new directions. While Mimmi and Emma experience the earth moving effects of first love, Rönkkö is on a quest to find pleasure."

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What is the buzz around 'Girl Picture'?

A fan tweeted after watching 'Girl Picture' at Sundance, "What a terrific movie! #GirlPicture at @sundancefest is a heartfelt exploration of three complex young women in the liminal space between youth and adulthood. Both cinematic and emotionally involving, this is my favorite movie of the fest so far."


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A podcaster who got the opportunity to interview the director and cast of the film tweeted, "Had a chance to chat with the Director and cast from Girl Picture this morning. It where's that Sundance today at 2:30 p.m.MST What a great group of talented women @sundancefest #girlpicture #SundanceFilmFestival2022 #movies #movies2022."


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A fan said, "I watched this film last night and i Loved it ! it felt so real and unique. alli haapasalo did such an amazing work and i truly adore aamu milonoff <3"


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Trailer

You can check out the trailer below. The film is slated to drop on August 12, 2022.


 

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