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Hobbyhorse Revolution Image
Hobbyhorse Revolution
Hobbyhorse Revolution by Selma Vilhunen is a funny and moving documentary about the power of imagination and the strength of a community. The film follows three young girls, Aisku, Elsa and Alisa whose lives... Read More
Original Title:Keppihevosten Vallankumous
Director:Selma Vilhunen
Genre:Documentary
Status:Completed
Country:Finland, Sweden
Production Company:Tuffi Films Oy, Bautafilm AB
Sales Company:First Hand Films
Duration: 90 min.
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Law of the Land
A remote Finnish village in Lapland, just across the Swedish border. A retiring police officer learns that his illegitimate son has been released from prison and is terrorizing the area. The young man has found out th... Read More
Original Title:Armoton maa
Director:Jussi Hiltunen
Genre:Fiction, Drama, Western
Status:Completed
Country:Finland
Production Company:Making Movies
Sales Company:Level K
Duration: 90 min.
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Once I Was a Dragonfly
Once I Was a Dragonfly is a film that follows Miikka Friman, 25, who has grown up with dragonflies. He was inspired at the age of six by a dragonfly that landed on his shoulder and his inspiration turned i... Read More
Original Title:Kesäni sudenkorentona
Director:Elli Toivoniemi
Genre:Documentary
Status:Completed
Country:Finland
Production Company:Tuffi Films
Sales Company:Available
Duration: 64 min.
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Bad Police
The leading character of the film, Veiko, who has worked for Russian and Estonian mafia, reveals his secret relationship with Jari Aarnio, former chief detective of Helsinki’s police antidrug unit. The sto... Read More
Original Title:Paha poliisi
Director:Pekka Lehto
Genre:Nordic Noir Documentary
Status:Completed
Country:Finland
Production Company:Zone2 Pictures
Sales Company:TBC
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Every Other Couple
‘Neither of us knew that the same evening, we would be divorced. When it happened, it was a moment of clarity.’ Every Other Couple is a film about separation. Three ex-couples. Six ex-part... Read More
Original Title:Joka toinen pari
Director:Mia Halme
Genre:Documentary
Status:Completed
Country:Finland
Production Company:SAHADOK
Sales Company:Journeyman Pictures
Duration: 77 min.
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Thick Lashes of Lauri Mäntyvaara Image
Thick Lashes of Lauri Mäntyvaara
BFF rebels Satu and Heidi go around the Finnish archipelago sabotaging posh summer weddings as they preach that real love is not for sale – until Heidi falls head over heels for the dreamy ice hockey protégé Lauri... Read More
Original Title:Lauri Mäntyvaaran tuuheet ripset
Director:Hannaleena Hauru
Genre:Fiction, Coming of age
Status:Completed
Country:Finland
Production Company:Aamu Film Company
Sales Company:Premium Films
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Purity and Danger
Five Finnish sex workers tell us about their work. In re-enacted interviews, they walk us through the process of selling and buying sex. For them, sex work is above all just work: sometimes boring, sometimes fun, some... Read More
Original Title:Puhtaus ja vaara
Director:Elina Talvensaari
Genre:Documentary
Status:Completed
Country:Finland
Production Company:Aamu Film Company
Sales Company:Available
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Love & Fury
In 1980’s Helsinki, a city just about to burst with young energy and rebellion, two young writers determined to conquer the world fall madly in love. For Inka, their love affair puts everything in motion: she finds ... Read More
Original Title:Syysprinssi
Director:Alli Haapasalo
Genre:Drama
Status:Completed
Country:Finland
Production Company:Solar Films
Sales Company:Eyewell
Duration: 90 min.
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Love and Order
Finland is not recovering after the devastating superstorm Tuula. Besides the damages in infrastructure, also people are flipping out. Especially men. Carnal love seems to hit on these highly sensitive beings like a p... Read More
Original Title:Myrskyn jälkeen
Director:Leea Klemola
Genre:Drama
Status:Completed
Country:Finland
Production Company:Aamu Film Company
Sales Company:Aamu Film Company
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Star Boys
Star Boys is a powerful story of two families being torn apart by disintegrating moral values when the sexual revolution arrives at a conservative and religious small town in Northern Finland. The film takes... Read More
Original Title:Kaiken se kestää
Director:Visa Koiso-Kanttila
Genre:Feature fiction
Status:Completed
Country:Finland
Production Company:Silva Mysterium
Sales Company:Available
Duration: 82 min.
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Unexpected Journey
Veikko is an old racist fart, who has ended up living in an suburban apartment block filled with colourful section of refugees and immigrants. Kamal is a 17-year-old boy, who’s fed up in life in Finland and his drea... Read More
Original Title:Saattokeikka
Director:Samuli Valkama
Genre:Drama
Status:Completed
Country:Finland
Production Company:Solar Films
Sales Company:Available
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Virality
Set in modern day Helsinki, Finland, Virality portrays the lives of several main characters confronted with viral t... Read More
Original Title:Viraali
Director:Thomas​ ​Laine
Genre:Crime, Drama, Romance
Status:Completed
Country:Finland
Production Company:Runoelma​ ​Films
Sales Company:Black​ ​Lion​ ​Pictures​ (distribution​ ​company​ ​&​ ​rights​ ​holder​ ​for​ ​international​ ​sales)
Duration: 110 min.
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War/Peace
War/Peace documentary film is re-introducing radical student activists from the late 60s. Ex-leaders of The Weather Underground movement Bill Ayers and Bernardine Dohrn are controversial characters in the Un... Read More
Original Title:War/Peace
Director:Inderjit Kaur Khalsa
Genre:Documentary
Status:Completed
Country:Finland
Production Company:Greenlit Productions
Sales Company:Flame Distribution
Duration: 58 min.
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The Last Bookshop of the World
Four Europeans from different cultures and different fields of art travel in a mini bus with quality books of world literature in a desert-like landscape to find a distant place where they will establish “the world?... Read More
Original Title:Maailman viimeinen kirjakauppa/ La ultima libreria del mundo
Director:Rax Rinnekangas
Genre:Documentary
Status:Completed
Country:Finland, Spain
Production Company:Oy Bad Taste Ltd, Sonora Estudios
Sales Company:Available
Duration: 90 min.
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Fuck Off 2 – Images from Finland Image
Fuck Off 2 – Images from Finland
Fuck Off 2 – Images from Finland is Jörn Donner’s sequel to his film Fuck Off! Images from Finland (1971) and an attempt to depict the enormous change that has taken place in the Republic of Fin... Read More
Original Title:Perkele 2 – Kuvia Suomesta
Director:Jörn Donner
Genre:Documentary
Status:Completed
Country:Finland
Production Company:Bufo, Jörn Donner Productions
Sales Company:Available
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Bleeding Eyes
Bleeding Eyes is a story about girl envy. In the sombre darkness of winter 18-year-old Henna becomes obsessed with Silja, the new girl in town. Silja seems to be better at everything she does and Henna can?... Read More
Original Title:Tytöt
Director:Maria K. Mononen
Genre:Drama
Status:In Development
Country:Finland
Production Company:Silva Mysterium
Sales Company:Available
Duration: TBC
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Carcass
American photojournalist Sarah Simmons arrives in a remote Finnish village to begin a new career as a nature photog... Read More
Original Title:Haaska
Director:Mare Jatkola
Genre:Horror
Status:In Development
Country:Finland
Production Company:Mutant Koala Pictures
Sales Company:Available
Duration: TBC
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Iron Sky The Coming Race
20 years after nuclear war ravaged the Earth, what’s left of humanity lives in a crumbling base on the Dark Side of the Moon… but they can’t survive here much longer. Obi, the daughter of the Moonbase’s leader... Read More
Original Title:Iron Sky The Coming Race
Director:Timo Vuorensola
Genre:Adventure, Sci-fi
Status:In Post-Production
Country:Finland, Germany, Belgium
Production Company:Iron Sky Universe, 27 Films Production, Potemkino
Sales Company:Myriad Pictures
Duration: TBC
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Laugh or Die
1918, Finland after the Civil War. The famous actor of the Workers’ Theatre, Parikka, is caught and sent to the prison camp where his remaining comrades languish on the verge of death. All the red rebellions of the ... Read More
Original Title:Suomen hauskin mies
Director:Heikki Kujanpää
Genre:Drama
Status:In Post-Production
Country:Finland, Sweden
Production Company:Inland Film Company, Ljudbang
Sales Company:Media Luna New Films
Duration: TBC
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Pony and Pigeonboy
Pony and Pigeonboy tells a story of seven-year-old girl Pony who doesn’t want to go to school. Fortunately Pony meets an imaginary friend named Pigeonboy, an eccentric bird-like boy, who loves commercials a... Read More
Original Title:Puluboin ja Ponin leffa
Director:Mari Rantasila
Genre:Children’s Film
Status:In Production
Country:Finland, Norway
Production Company:Pohjola-filmi, Cinenord Kidstory
Sales Company:EastWest Filmdistribution
Duration: TBC
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The Guardian Angel
The Guardian Angel is a psychological thriller about a man who used hypnosis to turn another man into a robber and a murderer in post-war Copenhagen. Based on true events, it follows the incredible investigat... Read More
Original Title:The Guardian Angel
Director:Arto Halonen
Genre:Psychological Thriller
Status:In Post-Production
Country:Finland, Denmark, Croatia
Production Company:Art Films Production, Tähtiloiste Elokuvatuotanto, Smile Entertainment, MP Film Production
Sales Company:AMBI Media Group
Duration: TBC
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Theia
Ada is a bounty hunter catching slaves escaping from mines on the Moon. One day, a teenage fugitive, Selene, falls from the sky. She begs Ada to take her to Theia who is said to grant slaves a new life on Earth, but A... Read More
Original Title:Theia
Director:Mari Mantela
Genre:Sci-fi Western
Status:In Development
Country:Finland
Production Company:Made
Sales Company:Available
Duration: TBC
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Stupid Young Heart
Stupid Young Heart is a story about the first love of lightly built, carefree Lenni and gorgeous and popular Kiira. Not yet even properly in a relationship, they discover that they are expecting a baby, and ... Read More
Original Title:Hölmö nuori sydän
Director:Selma Vilhunen
Genre:Drama
Status:In Production
Country:Finland, Netherlands, Sweden
Production Company:Tuffi Films, Windmill Film, TVM AB
Sales Company:The Yellow Affair
Duration:TBC
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Dark Christ
An elderly art dealer Olavi (Heikki Nousiainen) is planning to retire. His art store in the centre of Helsinki has passed its glory days as young and dynamic art dealers have taken over the scene. Olavi is about to gi... Read More
Original Title:Tumma Kristus
Director:Klaus Härö
Genre:Drama
Status:In Pre-Production
Country:Finland
Production Company:Making Movies
Sales Company:Available
Duration: TBC
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The Violin Player
A celebrated violin player, Karin, has to end her stellar career after a car accident makes her fingers stop working their magic. She starts teaching students who are twenty years younger than her, only to find hersel... Read More
Original Title:Viulisti
Director:Paavo Westerberg
Genre:Drama
Status:In Post-Production
Country:Finland
Production Company:Mjölk Movies
Sales Company:Available
Duration: TBC
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School of Hope
For the Western people education is self-evident and obligatory, but for the nomad tribes of the High Plateau of Atlas in Morocco, it’s a rare privilege. Climate change and overgrazing have forced the old, proud nom... Read More
Original Title:TBC
Director:Mohamed El Aboudi
Genre:Documentary
Status:In Development
Country:Finland, France
Production Company:Illume, Bellota Films
Sales Company:Available
Duration: TBC
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East of Sweden
Three men who all have something to hide end up sharing a cabin on a northbound night train: Dominick is an undocumented African immigrant running from the authorities. Jere is a single dad involved in illegal busines... Read More
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Director:Simo Halinen
Genre:Suspence Drama
Status:In Post-Production
Country:Finland, Sweden
Production Company:Kaiho Republic, Zentropa Sweden
Sales Company:Yellow Affair
Duration: TBC
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Scenes From a Dying Town
Scenes From a Dying Town is a story of a small town and its inhabitants. The town is depicted through a core group of people, characters such as The Sexually Frustrated Man, The Three Hopeful Sisters, The Sol... Read More
Original Title:Kohtauksia kuolevasta kaupungista
Director:Kaisa El Ramly
Genre:Drama
Status:In Development
Country:Finland
Production Company:Zodiak Finland
Sales Company:Available
Duration: TBC
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Fleak From Another Dimension
A young boy experiences two big changes in his life: he loses his ability to walk and meets a bug from another dimension. Together they seek a walking medicine from another world but instead of medicine they bring bac... Read More
Original Title:Fleak toisesta ulottuvuudesta
Director:TBC
Genre:Adventure, Family
Status:In Development
Country:Finland
Production Company:Anima Vitae
Sales Company:Available
Duration: TBC
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Nimby
Mervi is a gay girl living in the hipster quarters of Helsinki. She has been together with Kata for a year, and now they are encouraged by the circumstances to come out from the closet. When they do, Mervi realises th... Read More
Original Title:Nimby
Director:Teemu Nikki
Genre:TBC
Status:In Development
Country:Finland
Production Company:It's Alive Films
Sales Company:Available
Duration: TBC
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Conductivity
What does it take to become a conductor? Having the perfect conducting technique and knowing the piece by heart is not enough – you also need to have something special that inspires the orchestra, and a natural way ... Read More
Original Title:Kapukoulu
Director:Anna-Karin Grönroos
Genre:Documentary
Status:In Development
Country:Finland
Production Company:Tuffi Films
Sales Company:Available
Duration: TBC
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Brooklyn King Image
Brooklyn King
In present day Brooklyn, two boxing prodigies’ careers and budding love affair are broken, and their coach’s life shattered, as a street fight leads to a police officer killing an innocent man. A young fighter is ... Read More
Original Title:Brooklyn King
Director:Olli Koivula
Genre:Crime, Drama
Status:In Development
Country:Finland, Canada
Production Company:Brooklyn King, Koivulan Filmi ja Video, SC Productions
Sales Company:Available
Duration: TBC
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Mercurius of Molenbeek
Aatos is six years old and he has come to the age where his mind is consumed by big abstract questions. His best friends are Amine (7-year-old Muslim boy) and Flo (6-year-old atheist girl). As he searches for his own ... Read More
Original Title:Molenbeekin Mercurius
Director:Reetta Huhtanen
Genre:Documentary
Status:In Post-Production
Country:Finland, Belgium, Germany
Production Company:Zone2 Pictures, Clin d'oeil Films, Tondowski Films
Sales Company:Cat & Docs
Duration: TBC
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Moomins and The Winter Wonderland Image
Moomins and The Winter Wonderland
Moomintroll won’t hibernate; he wants to explore the winter and gets Christmas on a visit. This winter is extraordinary; Moomintroll decides to stay awake to explore the winter instead of having his winter slumber a... Read More
Original Title:Trollvinter i Mumindalen
Director:J. Wroński, I. Carpelan
Genre:Animation
Status:In Post-Production
Country:Finland, Poland
Production Company:Filmkompaniet, Animoon
Sales Company:Global Genesis Group (USA)
Duration: TBC
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Miami
Miami is the story of two sisters who have grown up separately. The older sister, Angela, 29, is an exotic dancer with her own touring dance group. The younger one, Anna, 21, on the threshold of adulthood, li... Read More
Original Title:Miami
Director:Zaida Bergroth
Genre:Drama
Status:Completed
Country:Finland
Production Company:Helsinki Filmi
Sales Company:Level K
Duration: 90 min.
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Tom of Finland
Tom of Finland is a beautiful and fascinating filmic portrait of Finnish artist Touko Laaksonen (Pekka Strang), and his journey to international success. In the film, Touko returns after the Continuation War ... Read More
Original Title:Tom of Finland
Director:Dome Karukoski
Genre:Drama
Status:Completed
Country:Finland
Production Company:Helsinki Filmi
Sales Company:Protagonist Pictures
Duration: 116 min.
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Entrepreneur
Entrepreneur is a feature documentary film about the everyday life of the self-employed and small entrepreneurs in today’s society. Of their dreams, integrity and ability to sustain their dignity even amids... Read More
Original Title:Yrittäjä
Director:Virpi Suutari
Genre:Documentary
Status:In Production
Country:Finland
Production Company:Oktober
Sales Company:Available
Duration: TBC
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The Good Postman
A small and dying Bulgarian village facing the Turkish border is preparing for mayoral elections. At nights asylum seekers sneak in causing fear and unrest. The Great Gate, as the village has been called for centuries... Read More
Original Title:Good Time
Director:Tonislav Hristov
Genre:Documentary
Status:Completed
Country:Finland
Production Company:Making Movies Ltd
Sales Company:CAT & Docs
Duration: 82 min.
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Lola Upside Down
Lola Upside Down is based on a novel by Monika Fagerholm. It’s a story about four young girls living in a small town in Finland, Flatnäs. It’s a town run by a patriarchal ... Read More
Original Title:Lola uppochner
Director:Ulrika Bengts
Genre:Series
Status:Completed
Country:Finland
Production Company:Långfilm Productions Finland Ltd.
Sales Company:Yle Sales
Duration: 6 x 55 min
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Eternal Road
Based on true events, The Eternal Road is an epic story of one man’s struggle for survival. Having witnessed the Great Depression that struck America, Jussi Ketola returns to Finland only to face growing po... Read More
Original Title:Ikitie
Director:AJ Annila
Genre:Historical Drama
Status:Completed
Country:Finland, Estonia, Sweden
Production Company:MRP Matila Röhr Productions Oy, Taska Film, Anagram Film
Sales Company:Trust Nordisk
Duration: 100 min.
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Punk Voyage
In December 2016 a remarkable chapter in music history was closed as the Finnish punk rock band Pertti Kurikan Nimipäivät (PKN) retired. Punk Voyage is a feature length documentary film about the last year... Read More
Original Title:Tokasikajuttu
Director:J. Kärkkäinen, J-P Passi
Genre:Documentary
Status:Completed
Country:Finland, Denmark, Norway, Sweden
Production Company:Mouka Filmi, Magic Hour Films, Indie Film, Auto Images, Film i Skåne
Sales Company:Available
Duration: 85 min.
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The Sixth Time
The Sixth Time is a tragicomedy about two sex addicts: a woman who knows how to say yes and a man who doesn’t know how to say no. Annika is a private detective and not very good at her job. Ricky is a real ... Read More
Original Title:Kuudes kerta
Director:Maarit Lalli
Genre:Drama
Status:Completed
Country:Finland
Production Company:Huh huh-filmi
Sales Company:Available
Duration: 108 min.
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Tatu and Patu
Tatu and Patu is a family comedy based on Finland’s best selling children’s book series. Tatu and Patu are clever brothers form Oddsville, where things are usually done a bit differently. Tatu and Patu ar... Read More
Original Title:Kanelia kainaloon, Tatu ja Patu!
Director:Rike Jokela
Genre:Children’s Film
Status:Completed
Country:Finland
Production Company:Dionysos Films
Sales Company:Shoreline Entertainment
Duration: 70 min.
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Nokia Mobile – We were connecting people
With Nokia’s innovations Finland was steered out of depression and into leadership of the cell phone world. In 2013 Nokia was sold to Microsoft; what were the decisions that led to the demise of one of the most succ... Read More
Original Title:Nokia Mobile – Matkapuhelimen tarina
Director:Arto Koskinen
Genre:Documentary
Status:Completed
Country:Finland
Production Company:Illume
Sales Company:First Hand Films
Duration: 90 min.
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The Other Side of Hope
The paths of a Syrian refugee and a Finnish travelling salesman cross in the asphalt jungle called Helsinki.
Original Title:Toivon Tuolla Puolen
Director:Aki Kaurismäki
Genre:Drama
Status:Completed
Country:Finland, Germany
Production Company:Sputnik Oy, Oy Bufo Ab, Pandora Film
Sales Company:The Match Factory GmbH
Duration: 98 min.
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Angel of the North
A film about Finland and Finnishness through one of the most beloved paintings of Finland, The Wounded Angel by Hugo Simberg. In the film numerous Finns tell about their thoughts about the painting. What are ... Read More
Original Title:Pohjolan enkeli
Director:Jean Michel Roux
Genre:Documentary
Status:Completed
Country:Finland
Production Company:Making Movies Ltd
Sales Company:TBA
Duration: TBC
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Kaisa’s Enchanted Forest
Awarded documentary film Kaisa’s Enchanted Forest is a poetic study into the friendship between a legendary Skolt Sámi storyteller Kaisa Gauriloff, and a Swiss writer Robert... Read More
Original Title:Kuun Metsän Kaisa
Director:Katja Gauriloff
Genre:Documentary
Status:Completed
Country:Finland
Production Company:Oktober Oy
Sales Company:Oktober Oy
Duration: 85 min.
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Jill, Joy and the Mysterious Stranger
Jill and Joy are two ordinary girls, but they are exceptionally happy ones. Maybe because they get to live on Rose Alley in a house designed for them by Mrs. Rosebud. One day an orphanage opens near the girls’ house... Read More
Original Title:Onneli, Anneli ja Salaperäinen Muukalainen
Director:Saara Cantell
Genre:Children’s Film
Status:Completed
Country:Finland
Production Company:Zodiak Finland Oy
Sales Company:Annex Entertainment
Duration: 75 min.
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A Moment in the Reeds
A Moment in the Reeds is an intimate drama about the chance encounter of two men by the Finnish lakeside. Leevi, who has left Finland behind to study abroad, returns for the su... Read More
Original Title:A Moment in the Reeds
Director:Mikko Mäkelä
Genre:Drama
Status:Completed
Country:Finland
Production Company:Wild Beast Productions
Sales Company:Available
Duration: 107 min.
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Euthanizer
Veijo Haukka is a mechanic with a side business of euthanizing old and ailing pets.The smaller animals he puts down with exhaust fumes and the bigger ones he shoots with his pistol. Despite his grim job, Veijo stands ... Read More
Original Title:Euthanizer
Director:Teemu Nikki
Genre:Drama, Crime
Status:Completed
Country:Finland
Production Company:It's Alive Films
Sales Company:Available (except Italy)
Duration: 83 min.
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