TV Series | Episodes 1-10 | 2017-2018 | Thriller, Whodunit | Finland, Germany

Brief synopsis

A Russian oligarch's spying on the Finnish government and power battle with Kremlin push Finland to the brink of war with Russia. It is up to Finnish Secret Police detective Arto Ratamo to expose the oligarch's ruthless manoeuvres before Russia invades Finland. “A Russian Friend” is a fast-paced thriller that is both scarily realistic and incredible, depicting a very possible chain of events. It is loaded with major themes and fascinating details echoing the current state of world affairs. (http://ses.fi/en/films/film/?tx_browser_pi1%5BshowUid%5D=999&cHash=8e5c3fa1e0fc54629cda7bdcfa3ed6c9)

Cast

ActorRole nameVoice actor / SpeakerVoice actor
Saara KotkaniemiElina Linden [SS]
Jukka PuotilaJussi Ketonen [SS]
Samuli VauramoArto Ratamo [SS]
Daniela Schulz
Journalist [SR]

Crew

ActivityNameComment
director of photographyJari Mutikainen
directorVeikko Aaltonen
2nd2nd resp. 3rd ADMarie-Amélie SteulBerlin
key/dolly gripJens Brendel
grip assistantAndreas Talaga
gafferSami Mäntymaa
electricianFerdinand FehlbergBerlin
electricianAxel Renner
producerMari Kinnunen
unit production managerKarsten Brünig
screenwriterTimo Varpio
screenwriterVeikko Aaltonen

Facilities

DepartmentCompanyComment
Production Servicesbloc inc filmservice GmbH+ Trailer & Generator & Equipment