Portland Comedy Film Festival 2017 Official Selection
Category: Comedy Short Film
Synopsis: “Mandatory Swedish is a story about a relationship with problems. She is upset at how Swedish speaking Finns are treated in their home country. He is seriously constipated. Will the relationship survive when her idealism clashes with his biological needs?”
Director Niklas Lindgren is a writer-director and a graduate from the Aalto University Film Department in Helsinki. He is best known for working as head writer for the cult animation series Pasila 2.5 and writing and directing and the short film The Escapists.