Love affairs, friendships, and the police on his heels. One of Europe’s young homeless men lets us into his life on Barcelona’s streets.

JUSSI AWARD NOMINEE 2019 - Best Documentary Feature

CPH:DOX 2018 - Nominee: The Best Nordic Documentary Film


HS: ★★★★ -  EPISODI: ★★★★ -  IS: ★★★★ -  APU: ★★★★ - JY: ★★★★

"Cinema at its best" (APU)

"Reminds us of The Clockwork Orange & One Flew Over Cuckoo's Nest" (IS)

"A beautiful new generation's documentary film, which shows where Finnish film art is going to" (HS)

"Haunting experience..[..] Waiting for Barcelona is a mirror of our times" (Karjalainen)








CPH:DOX 2018 - nominee for the best nordic documentary of the year

MIASTOmovie 2018 - The Opening Film of the Festival

European Film Weeks 2019 - Finland's representative

BelDocs 2019

Crossing Europe - European Panorama

Maine International Film Festival 2018

Love & Anarchy - Helsinki International Film Festival

CEME DOC - official competition

The Cinematheque - The frames of mind

Diritti Umani Lugano Film Festival

Atlantidà Film Fest 2018 - Official Competition

IHRFFA - Human Rights Film Festial Albania

Rokumentti Film Festival

Architecture Film Festival Rotterdam 2019

Koulukino 2019

Lantaren Venster, Rotterdam 2019

 director, writer: Juho-Pekka Tanskanen

producer: Isabella Karhu

cinematography: Jeremias Nieminen

editing: Suvi Solja, Juho-Pekka Tanskanen

sound design: Toivo Kallio

music: Erik Michelsen

with support of: The Finnish Film Foundation, YLE, AVEK, KMS, TAIKE


International sales:


Syndicado Film Sales - www.syndicado.com

Theatre distribution in Finland:

Pirkanmaan Elokuvakeskus