Films Feature Films Ricky Rapper and Cool Wendy
Family musical comedy Ricky Rapper and Cool Wendy is based on an original story.

Ricky Rapper and Nelly Noodlehead go to an island resort, where Fanny Freezer works as a holiday camp hostess. The guests include Wendy, who is slightly older than Ricky and Nelly, and her father Herb Willow.

Wendy's arrival puts a strain on Ricky's and Nelly's friendship, since Nelly begins to spend more time with Wendy.
Old friends Fanny Freezer and Herb Willow also become closer.

An eventful relationsship comedy about friendship, loneliness and tolerance.

Ricky Rapper / Lauri Karo
Nelly Butterfly / Venni Uotila
Serena Rapper / Annu Valonen
Fanny the Freezer / Ulla Tapaninen
Lennart Lindberg / Martti Suosalo
Cool Wendy / Olivia Ainali
Herb Willow / Juha Muje

script: Sinikka Nopola
script: Tiina Nopola
director: Mari Rantasila
cinematographer: Timo Heinänen
sound designer: Risto Iissalo
production designer: Minna Santakari
costume designer: Niina Pasanen
make-up artist: Leila Mäkynen
graphic designer: Vesa Lehtimäki
producer: Lasse Saarinen
producer: Risto Salomaa

73 min, color, Finnish dialogue

Festivals and prizes

International Children's Film Carnival, Hong Kong, 2013

Sarasota Film Festival, Florida, USA, 2013

Education Department of the Cinematheque of Tel Aviv, Israel, 2013

8th International Children's Film Festival, Bengaluru, India, 2013

Finnish Film Week St. Petersburg, 2012

Nordic Film Days Lübeck, 2012

Chicago International Children's Film Festival, 2012

Finnish Film Week Stockholm, 2012

Seoul International Youth Film Festival, 2012

Tel Aviv International Film Festival, 2012

Sarajevo Film Festival, 2012