Press Release 11.11.2016
Making Movies, Nordisk Film
Official trailer of Law of the Land (Armoton maa) is released!
Law of the Land (Armoton maa) is actiondrama set in modern-day Lapland, where Ville Virtanen and Antti Holma are starring as strong main characters. Scenes from the film are now in view on the official trailer. You can watch it here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KXPTXu78_7k
A small Finnish village in Lapland, just across the Swedish border. A retiring police officer learns that a local hoodlum has been released from prison and is seeking for revenge. While trying to keep young men out of harm’s way, the police officer is forced to face his own family secrets. The final showdown takes place in cold northern desert.
Law of the Land (Armoton maa) is debut feature film by the young director Jussi Hiltunen, based in Rovaniemi, Lapland, who has renowned himself with award-winning short films (Making Movies production All Hallows’ Week, The Legacy, Winterheart). Hiltunen has both written and directed the film. Producers are Kai Nordberg and Kaarle Aho / Making Movies, behind the Golden Globe nominated and Oscar shortlisted The Fencer. The film has been cinematographed by two-time Jussi Award winner Tuomo Hutri. The cast includes Ville Virtanen, Antti Holma, Mikko Neuvonen, Outi Mäenpää, Pernilla August, Malin Buska and Norwegian Jörgen Langhelle.
Law of the Land (Armoton maa) will premiere in movie theaters in January 2017.