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EUTHANIZER

[ARMOMURHAAJA]
2018 Oscar® Selection, Finland

Pitch-black humor meets Nordic noir and animal rights advocacy in what filmmaker Teemu Nikki (LOVEMILLA) has called "DIRTY HARRY with pets." Veijo Haukka (Matti Onnismaa) is a reclusive mechanic with a second job as a black-market pet euthanizer and a side project doling out vigilante justice to neglectful animal owners. When a local neo-Nazi gang member asks him to euthanize his dog and Veijo secretly adopts it instead, a spiral of vengeance unfolds. Winner, Best Screenplay, 2017 Tokyo International Film Festival; FIPRESCI Prize, 2018 Norwegian International Film Festival; Official Selection, 2017 Toronto International Film Festival. DIR/SCR/PROD Teemu Nikki; PROD Jani Pösö. Finland, 2017, color, 85 min. In Finnish with English subtitles. NOT RATED

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85 Minutes
Dark comedy
Sunday, December 09, 2018

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