The latest Making Movies production Law of the Land (Armoton maa), co-produced with EzFilms from France, FilmCamp from Norway and Sweet Films from Norway, has been awarded 400 000 euros by the Eurimages, the cultural support fund of the Council of Europe.
At its 142nd meeting held in Tirana, the Board of Management of the Council of Europe’s Eurimages Fund agreed to support 13 fiction, and 3 documentary feature film projects for a total amount of 4 485 494 Euros.
“Eurimages promotes the European audiovisual industry by providing financial support to feature films, animations and documentaries produced in Europe. In doing so, it encourages co-operation between professionals established in different European countries.”
Law of the Land (Armoton maa) is present day western based in North, where the retiring police officer’s last mission is to prevent the two of his sons from killing each other. An intense drama will be starred by Ville Virtanen, Outi Mäenpää and Antti Holma. Alongside renowned Finnish actors will be the Montreal Film Festival Best Actress Award winning Malin Buska, as well as internationally known Swedish actress Pernilla August and Norwegian Jørgen Langhelle. The film is written and directed by Rovaniemi-based, award-winning Jussi Hiltunen. Law of the Land will premiere in cinemas in early spring 2017.