Ville Jankeri

Forest Giant


Finland 2020
In Finnish
86 min
Suitable for audiences aged 7 and above
Director: Ville Jankeri
Screenplay: Ville Jankeri & Timo Turunen based on a novel by Miika Nousiainen
Cast: Jussi Vatanen, Hannes Suominen, Sara Soulié, Anu Sinisalo, Tommi Korpela, Anna-Riikka Rajanen
Production: Rimbo Salomaa, Jukka Helle, Markus Selin / Solar Films
Print Source: Nordisk Film


A sharp drama of a plywood factory in a small town in Finland. Global market economy and ethics collide as Pasi is sent to his hometown to increase the efficiency of the local factory. Hesitant to go back to his hometown with bad news, but motivated by the possibility for a career boost, Pasi leaves for his mission. He is faced by his childhood friends such as Janne and the shadows of the past. During his mission Pasi is forced to reconsider his values and ethical choices.