Detective Inspector Kari Sorjonen is one of the most respected officers at the National Bureau of Investigation in Finland. When his wife barely survives brain cancer, Sorjonen decides to take his family to an idyllic small town near the border of Russia, to live a quiet peaceful life. But how peaceful is life on the border between two worlds?

BORDERTOWN is the first Finnish Nordic noir series. The highly acclaimed first season has premiered in over 40 countries already… and counting. The first season won the Venla Award (Finnish Emmy) for the best drama series and the first episode gained over one million viewers in Finland. Approximately every fourth citizen has seen the series in its home territory. The anticipated second season includes 10 new episodes and 5 new crimes.

Genre

Nordic Crime / Family Drama

Length

10×55 min

Language

Finnish

Created by

Miikko Oikkonen

Writers

Miikko Oikkonen, Paula Mononen, Antti Pesonen, Johanna Hartikainen

Directors

Jyri Kähönen, Juuso Syrjä

Status

Shooting 2017, delivery 2018

World Sales

Federation Entertainment, 13 rue Royale, 75008 Paris, France, fedent.com, +33 1 84 17 65 27