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Law of the Land (2017)

Armoton maa (original title)
TV-14 | | Crime, Drama | 20 January 2017 (Finland)
In this arctic western on the Finnish-Norwegian border, an illegitimate son of a retiring police officer is released from prison and is terrorizing the area. It soon spirals out of control and turns violent, forcing him to face his past.

Director:

Jussi Hiltunen

Writer:

Jussi Hiltunen
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Ville Virtanen ... Lasse Kuntonen
Antti Holma Antti Holma ... Jaakko
Mikko Neuvonen Mikko Neuvonen ... Erkki Syväjärvi
Malin Buska ... Cindy
Outi Mäenpää ... Inkeri
Pernilla August ... Britta
Jørgen Langhelle ... Gunnar
Andreas af Enehielm Andreas af Enehielm ... Jesse
Taisto Reivo Taisto Reivo ... Elmeri
Peter Lukkari Peter Lukkari ... Jaakon ystävä (as Petter Lukkari)
Kristoffer Isaksen ... Jaakon ystävä
Tarja Heinula Tarja Heinula ... Erkin äiti
Vesa Wallgren Vesa Wallgren ... Tuomo
Sinikka Mokkila Sinikka Mokkila ... Kapakanpitäjä
Minna Koskela Minna Koskela ... Juoppo nainen
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Storyline

An arctic western taking place on both sides of the northern Finnish-Norwegian border. A retiring police officer learns that his illegitimate son has been released from prison and is terrorizing the area. As his final task, he tries to contain the situation but it soon spirals out of control and turns violent, forcing him to face his past. Written by The Finnish Film Foundation

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Genres:

Crime | Drama

Certificate:

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'Merciless Land (country)' would be the literal English translation of this film title - possibly more accurately reflecting its plot-theme. See more »

Soundtracks

Huina haina
Written by Niko Ahvonen and Eero Laakkonen
Lyrics by Niko Ahvonen
Arranged by Sami Kuoppamäki, Miikka Paatelainen, Pekka Gröhn, Lasse Kurki and Pessi Levanto
Performed by Niko Ahvonen and Marjo Leinonen
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This is the most underrated movie I saw
16 September 2018 | by adi_stefanescuSee all my reviews

This is the most underrated movie I saw. It is better than a lot of other movies with high ratings, I just don't understand why..


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Country:

Finland | Norway

Language:

Finnish | Swedish

Release Date:

20 January 2017 (Finland) See more »

Also Known As:

Kegyetlen vidék See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

EUR2,400,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$361,117
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Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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