Private Eye Jussi Vares finds two bodies in a remote house; one of the victims is mutilated indicating a ritual murder case. A year later the detective is hired to investigate the case. He finds proof of underworld of the Finnish west coast controlled by The Sheriff. As his investigations proceed, Vares gets too close to the truth and ends up being a target himself.

directed by: Hannu Salonen
written by: Mika Karttunen, Reijo Mäki (novel)
cast: Antti Reini, Jasper Pääkkönen, Jukka-Pekka Palo
genre: crime/thriller/action
production: Finland 2015
running time: 91 min.
language: Finnish

Sales points:

  • Based on bestselling scandinavian detective novelsv
  • Previous “Vares” films released in Nordic countries, USA, Czech Republic, Poland, Slovenia, Brasil