Finnish television series BORDERTOWN sold around Europe

The Finnish drama Bordertown is set for future premieres in Europe.

Premiering this Sunday, Bordertown is a Nordic Noir/family drama that stars Ville Virtanen as detective Kari Sorjonen who moves his family to a small town on the Finnish/Russian border for a nice quiet life. But soon he finds himself on the trail of a serial killer.

Bordertown is created by Mikko Oikkonen and has been sold by Federation Entertainment to Sky Deutschland for Germany, Canalplay for France, VRT for Belgium and several other deals are in negotiation, according to producer Matti Halonen.

Season two is currently in development for Finnish channel YLE and is expected to go into production in 2017.

The show will also be sold at this years MIPCOM.


Emma Vestrheim

Emma Vestrheim is the editor-in-chief of Cinema Scandinavia. Originally from Australia, she is now based in Bergen, Norway, and attends major Nordic film festivals to conduct interviews and review new films.

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