Emmi (Ulla Raitio) drinks too much. She is aware of her situation and hopes that someone would intervene. As the film progresses Emmi sees that only she can break the cycle. 

Absence was one of the winners in the film competition Novellielokuva 2015. It is directed by theatre director Salla Taskinen and written by playwright Elina Snicker.

Directed by: Salla Taskinen
Written by: Elina Snicker
Produced by: Melli Maikkula
DOP: Hannu-Pekka Vitikainen
Production designer: Okku Rahikainen

Costume designer: Sanna Levo
Make-up artist: Tea Turunen
Edited by: Jussi Hellsten
Sound designer: Karri Niinivaara
Music by: Johannes Wist

Starring: Ulla Raitio, Joonas Saartamo, Joanna Haartti

Length: 27 min.
Premiere: Helsinki Intenrational Film Festival 2015