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EUTHANIZER

by Teemu Nikki

synopsis

Euthanizer is a violent summer noir. It tells the story of Veijo Haukka, a 50-year-old mechanic, whose second job is to put sick pets to sleep. But what happens when he decides to save the wrong person’s dog? The themes revolve around animal rights, suffering and death. But the real story is not about good or evil – it’s about the stupidity of absolute men.

international title: Euthanizer
original title: Armomurhaaja
country: Finland
sales agent: Wide Management
year: 2017
genre: fiction
directed by: Teemu Nikki
film run: 85'
release date: FI 24/11/2017
screenplay: Teemu Nikki
cast: Alina Tomnikov, Jari Virman, Heikki Nousiainen, Ilari Johansson, Santtu Karvonen, Matti Onnismaa, Pihla Penttinen, Jouko Puolanto, Hannamaija Nikander
cinematography by: Sari Aaltonen
film editing: Teemu Nikki
producer: Teemu Nikki, Jani Pösö
production: It's Alive Films
distributor: Scanbox Entertainment Finland, I Wonder Pictures
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