The story follows Juha who develops an unexpected but powerful connection with a dominatrix named Mona, following a tragic event in his life that has left him emotionally paralyzed. His dangerous addiction to suffocation is reciprocated by Mona leading them both down a wild and crazy path towards emotional enlightenment. Dogs Don’t Wear Pants is a darkly humorous story of loss, love and the sweet pain of being.
Dogs Don't Wear Pants
Directed by: J-P Valkeapää
Original title: Koirat Eivät Käytä Housuja
Genres: Drama
Cast: Pekka Strang, Krista Kosonen, Ester Geislerová, Ilona Huhta
Written by: J-P Valkeapää (Idea by Juhana Lumme)
Produced by: Aleksi Bardy, Helen Vinogradov
Production company: Helsinki-Filmi, Tasse Film
Production year: 2019
Release year: 2019
Country: Finland, Latvia
Language: Finnish
Duration: 105 min
Subtitled versions: English
Directors' Fortnight, Cannes 2019
Karlovy Vary International Film Festival, 2019
Neuchâtel International Fantastic Film Festival, 2019
Midnight Sun Film Festival. 2019
Sitges International Fantastic Film Festival, 2019
Fantastic Fest, 2019
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