Law of the Land marks the feature-length debut of Jussi Hiltunen, an up-and-coming director who is sure to make a lasting impression on the international film scene. Taking the helm here as both writer and director, Hiltunen has created an impressive, arresting, and engrossing contemporary Western that explores fascinating questions of national and individual identities in places where the boundaries between law and lawlessness are blurred.
Law of the Land opens to a haunting voice-over from its protagonist, Lasse, who contemplates his past sins and failures as a father . . .
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