¡No lo saques! o Cómo domesticar a la vieja (Älä vedä pois)
Thirty-year-old Sakari who still lives with his mother finds a new companion for life, Kalle. The two men come to Sakari’s home to celebrate their engagement, but in spite of his efforts, Sakari finds it difficult to break the news to his mother, who has lost herself in the past while studying her journals. Sakari feels ashamed about his mother’s lack of interest, but at the same time also experiences guilt over her situation. In the midst of this uneasiness, bitterness, sadness and loss, the son bring himself to confesses his love of Kalle to her. It is, however, already too late. (Tinfo/Sunklo)
The original Finnish play premiered at the Helsinki City Theatre in 1988.