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by Anders Engström


A young college student is found stabbed to death, and private detective Vares´ life takes an interesting turn when the girl´s family asks him to investigate the case. Vares hesitates, as the mother of the murdered girl is his mistress´s sister. Vares wants to keep his professional and private life separate, but his mistress Laila just finds the risk of being found out exciting. Vares takes a closer look into the case and realizes that the killer might have been someone close to the victim. What is certain is that the killer had a personal motive.

international title: Kiss of Evil
original title: Vares - Pahan suudelma
country: Finland
year: 2011
genre: fiction
directed by: Anders Engström
release date: FI 06/01/2011
screenplay: Katariina Souri, Anders Engström
cast: Antti Reini
cinematography by: Jari Mutikainen
art director: Betsy Ångerman
costumes designer: Marjata Nissinen
producer: Markus Selin, Jukka Helle
production: Solar Films Inc. Oy
distributor: Nordisk Film AB
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