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Garter Snake (2011)

Vares - Sukkanauhakäärme (original title)
Vares gets a client who needs private investigations. Despite the beautiful wife, Vares smells a rat.

Director:

Lauri Törhönen

Writers:

Mika Karttunen (screenplay), Reijo Mäki (novel)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Antti Reini Antti Reini ... Jussi Vares
Matti Onnismaa Matti Onnismaa ... Pastori Alanen
Eppu Salminen Eppu Salminen ... Juhani Luusalmi
Jasper Pääkkönen ... Kyypakkaus
Mikko Leppilampi ... Ruuhio (credit only)
Maria Järvenhelmi ... Anna
Ilkka Heiskanen Ilkka Heiskanen ... Komisario Markku Hautavainio
Katja Kiuru Katja Kiuru ... Inga
Carl-Kristian Rundman Carl-Kristian Rundman ... Pauli Kontio
Rebecca Viitala Rebecca Viitala ... Annika Kontio
Petri Manninen Petri Manninen ... Torsten Rapp
Ari Wirta Ari Wirta ... Voitto Fjäder
Ilkka Villi ... Jesus Maria Lobo
Panu Vauhkonen Panu Vauhkonen ... Leevi Rönkkö
Sökö Kaukoranta Sökö Kaukoranta ... Korsio
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Storyline

Vares gets a client who needs private investigations. Despite the beautiful wife, Vares smells a rat.

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Genres:

Crime | Drama | Thriller

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Country:

Finland

Language:

Finnish

Release Date:

5 August 2011 (Finland) See more »

Also Known As:

Garter Snake See more »

Filming Locations:

Turku, Finland

Company Credits

Production Co:

Solar Films See more »
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1.85 : 1
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All four films in Vares series directed by Lauri Törhönen were filmed simultaneously. See more »

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Follows The Girls of April (2011) See more »

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