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Body of Water (2011)

Syvälle salattu (original title)
Julia moves back to her childhood village to help a group of ecologists save a lake from an industrial project, but strange things start to happen as she must confront her deepest repressed secrets.

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Joona Tena
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Krista Kosonen ... Julia
Kai Lehtinen ... Leo
Viljami Nojonen Viljami Nojonen ... Niko
Peter Franzén ... Elias
Risto Aaltonen Risto Aaltonen ... Lantto
Kari Hietalahti ... Koskela
Ilkka Villi ... Julia's ex-husband
Katriina Hyvärinen Katriina Hyvärinen ... Old hostess
Pentti Korhonen Pentti Korhonen ... Police officer
Panu Vauhkonen Panu Vauhkonen ... Iso Riikonen
Karri Lämpsä Karri Lämpsä ... Jukka Riikonen
Riina Björkbacka Riina Björkbacka ... Nurse
Terhi Panula Terhi Panula ... Saara
Mikko Pörhölä Mikko Pörhölä ... Young Leo
Kreeta Salminen Kreeta Salminen ... Young Saara
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Julia moves back to her childhood village to help a group of ecologists save a lake from an industrial project, but strange things start to happen as she must confront her deepest repressed secrets.

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Drama | Thriller

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Country:

Finland

Language:

Finnish

Release Date:

7 October 2011 (Finland) See more »

Also Known As:

Alla aaltojen syvien See more »

Filming Locations:

Joensuu, Finland See more »

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Budget:

€1,400,000 (estimated)
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Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Mystery tale
13 February 2012 | by tux-12See all my reviews

Julia is a young lawyer who has been in conflict with her father for a long time. Her mother seems a bit insane, and Julia thinks that he is partially responsible for this. She has also split with the father of her son and tries to escape all these concerns by working hard. On a new case, she is brought back to the house near the lake where she was raised to help a group of environmentalists to protect its natural beauty against the industrial project of a power company. But by doing so she has to fight the greed of the locals, and their trust in an evil spirit that is believed to be attached to the lake.

So this is a story full of mystery and fairy tales, very atmospheric, dark, and pretty much centered on the person of Julia, extremely well played by Krista Kosonen, that brings us to a surprising end. Overall, an interesting Finnish film.


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