Chris is a young police recruit with a special forces unit where the working atmosphere is rife with male rivalry, testosterone and peer pressure. On one of his first missions he shoots an aggressive man and is immediately celebrated as a hero. But the more his colleagues pat him on the back and protect him, the more he harbors doubts about whether he did the right thing. The very act of questioning the pact of brotherhood takes him down a dark and dangerous path.
Land of Hope
After WWII, a young woman named Anni defies her upper-middle class family of bakers by marrying Veikko, a younglumberjack and wounded war veteran. Together, the couple face poverty, illness, a hostile snow-swept environment and Anni’s equally hostile father, in a Finland that has been deeply divided by the war. As they struggle to build a home and a life in the Finnish wilderness, they discover the power of love, community and the land itself to provide the one thing they need the most: hope.
|Writer||Markku Pölönen, Antti Heikkinen|
|Production Company||Solar Films Inc.|
|Producer||Rimbo Salomaa, Jukka Helle, Markus Selin|
Land of Hope
Harri, a deeply troubled father seeking to reconnect with his son, Simo, soon finds that escaping his past mistakes will take more than moving to a remote Finnish village.
When Simo begins experiencing similar problems on his own, Harri realises that he must face his demons and for once live up to the standards he has set for his son. But in a provincial, deeply religious, close-knit society, steeped in envy and as cold as the snow that surrounds them, Harri will have to resort to the one thing he has feared the most: the truth.
The band “The Electrifiers” won the 1984 Best New Artist Award for their smash hit which no one remembers and has been stuck in traffic on the fast track to international stardom ever since. 30 years later, the band members, continue to drag themselves between gigs at nursing houses and cheap B&B’S. The lead singer, Mickey Tevel, a once charismatic showman, is still leading the life of a 20-year-old rocker: dreaming of making it big while living hand to mouth out of the band’s van, conveniently parked in his ex-wife’s garage. Mickey won’t stop messing up and letting all his band members down, as well as his teenage daughter, but just as everyone is about to become completely fed up with him, a surprising, once-in-a-lifetime opportunity presents itself, which could deliver the band’s long awaited comeback, and propel them straight to the top.