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Lake Bodom (2016)

Bodom (original title)
Not Rated | | Horror, Mystery, Thriller | 18 May 2017 (USA)
Every camper's worst nightmare came true at Lake Bodom in 1960 when four teenagers were stabbed to death while sleeping in their tent.

Director:

Taneli Mustonen
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Cast overview:
Nelly Hirst-Gee Nelly Hirst-Gee ... Ida-Maria
Mimosa Willamo ... Nora
Mikael Gabriel Mikael Gabriel ... Elias
Santeri Helinheimo Mäntylä Santeri Helinheimo Mäntylä ... Atte
Pirjo Lankinen Pirjo Lankinen ... Mother
Ilkka Heiskanen Ilkka Heiskanen ... Father
Sami Eerola Sami Eerola ... Hiker
Otso Ahosola Otso Ahosola ... Young hiker
Ville Saksela Ville Saksela ... Young man
Iiris Kankkunen Iiris Kankkunen ... Young woman
Tommi Korpela ... Hiker (voice)
Jarkko Niemi ... Young man (voice)
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Every camper's worst nightmare came true at Lake Bodom in 1960 when four teenagers were stabbed to death while sleeping in their tent.

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lake | tent | teenager | slasher | camping | See All (26) »

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A reason to love. A reason to hate. A reason to kill. See more »


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Not Rated | See all certifications »

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Inspired by, but not based on, the Lake Bodom murders that happened on June 5th, 1960 in Espoo, Finland. See more »

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Don't let this sinister campfire tale pass you by
22 April 2020 | by mwilson1976See all my reviews

In this Finnish horror movie, a group of teens decide to go camping by Lake Bodom (scene of one of the most famous unsolved homicide cases in Finnish criminal history) to reconstruct the infamous 1960 murders, but get more than they bargained for when it becomes clear not all of them are there to play. Director Taneli Mustonen toys knowingly with genre conventions to turn in a fresh and smart meta-slasher film that has high production values and some great cinematography. The script has enough plot twists to turn the story on its head several times without things getting confusing, so be sure not to duck out of this sinister campfire tale too early.


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Finland | New Zealand | Estonia

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Finnish | English

Release Date:

18 May 2017 (USA) See more »

Also Known As:

Lake Bodom See more »

Filming Locations:

Estonia

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Budget:

EUR1,100,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$710,456
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2.35 : 1
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