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  • Law of the Land

  • Original Title:
  • Armoton maa
  • Screening Time:
  • Year:
  • 2017

  • 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 the big family secret and seeks for revenge by assaulting people close to the police officer – including his other legitimate son. The hatred between the two brothers leaves the area in a state of vengeance and violence forcing the villagers to take the law in their own hands. While trying to prevent the brothers from killing each other, the police officer is forced to face his past mistakes.

  • Director:
  • Jussi Hiltunen
  • Genre:
  • Fiction, Drama, Western
  • Duration:
  •  90 min.
  • Status:
  • Completed
  • Country:
  • Finland
  • Production Company:
  • Making Movies Oy
    Kai Nordberg
    kai.nordberg@mamo.fi
    + 358 40 5073936
  • Sales Company:
  • Level K
  • About the Director:
    Jussi Hiltunen is a Finnish director and writer. Born in 1984 in Rovaniemi, he graduated from Kemi-Tornio University of Applied Sciences. His short film All Hallows’ Week (2011) was presented at Berlinale and awarded at Tampere International Short Film Festival. He also directed short films Legacy (2014) and Winterheart (2015).
  • « Back to Catalogue
  • Law of the Land Image
  • Law of the Land

  • Armoton maa
  • Year:
  • 2017

  • Director:
  • Jussi Hiltunen
  • Genre:
  • Fiction, Drama, Western
  • Duration:
  •  90 min.
  • Status:
  • Completed
  • Country:
  • Finland
  • Production Company:
  • Making Movies Oy
    Kai Nordberg
    kai.nordberg@mamo.fi
    + 358 40 5073936
  • Sales Company:
  • Level K
  • 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 the big family secret and seeks for revenge by assaulting people close to the police officer – including his other legitimate son. The hatred between the two brothers leaves the area in a state of vengeance and violence forcing the villagers to take the law in their own hands. While trying to prevent the brothers from killing each other, the police officer is forced to face his past mistakes.

  • About the Director:
    Jussi Hiltunen is a Finnish director and writer. Born in 1984 in Rovaniemi, he graduated from Kemi-Tornio University of Applied Sciences. His short film All Hallows’ Week (2011) was presented at Berlinale and awarded at Tampere International Short Film Festival. He also directed short films Legacy (2014) and Winterheart (2015).