Touko Laaksonen returns home after serving his country in World War II, but life in Finland during peacetime proves equally distressing. He finds refuge in his liberating art, specializing in homoerotic drawings of muscular men, free of inhabitations. His work, made famous by his signature Tom of Finland, became the emblem of a generation of men and fanned the flames of a gay revolution.
A police officer assigned alarm dispatch duty enters a race against time when he answers an emergency call from a kidnapped woman. Audience Award at the 2018 Sundance FF. Audience Award at the 2018 Rotterdam IFF
A sleepy Swedish province hopes to lure a discount store chain by hiring a pompous commercial director to document their town’s worthiness, but two bright, brash high school girls from immigrant families use their cellphones and selfie sticks to tell the real story. Dragon Award for Best Nordic Film at the 2018 Göteborg FF
A love triangle featuring the trophy girlfriend of a petty drug lord caught up in a web of luxury and violence in a modern dark gangster tale set in the beautiful port city of Bodrum on the Turkish Riviera. Grand Jury Prize Nomination at the 2018 Sundance FF
Leevi returns to his native Finland for the summer to help his estranged father renovate the family lake house. Tareq, a recent asylum seeker from Syria, has been hired to help with the work. The two young men establish a connection and spend time discovering one another during the Finnish midsummer.
When Baldvin and Inga’s next door neighbors complain that a tree in their backyard casts a shadow over their sundeck, what starts off as a typical spat between neighbors in the suburbs unexpectedly and violently spirals out of control. Horizons Nomination for Best Film at the 2017 Venice IFF