Consulting detective Mr. Sherlock Holmes in subzero Northern Scandinavia, featuring a female Dr. Watson from Finland, and the coldest Moriarty you have ever seen. Based on the unforgettable characters created by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle, Sherlock North is a contemporary crime fiction television series. The series, produced by Snapper Films, is being developed in collaboration
The upcoming feature film, Vinski ja näkymättömyyspulveri (Vinski and the Invisibility Powder), directed by Juha Wuolijoki, is based on a beloved children’s novel Koko kaupungin Vinski (1954) by the well-known author Simo Puupponen aka Aapeli. The film is produced and distributed by Snapper Films.
Shamitabh (2015), directed and written by R. Balki and starring Amitabh Bachchan and Dhanush, the first ever Bollywood film shot partly in Finland, had world premiere on February 2015. Snapper Films took care of the production services during the shooting period in Finland. A mute, aspiring actor joins forces with a man who has a
Zarra’s Law (2014), directed by Juha Wuolijoki, is a compelling story of two brothers on opposite sides of the law. When one brother is murdered, the other, a retired police detective, finds himself pulled back into the criminal world he left behind to solve the mystery surrounding his younger brother’s death. Starring Tony Sirico in
Let My People Go! (2011), a French comedy, starring Nicolas Maury, Carmen Maura, Jean-François Stévenin, Clément Sibony and Aurore Clement, is directed by Mikael Buch. The film is executive produced by Snapper Films and shot partly in Finland. At Passover, Reuben, a French-Jewish man living in Finland with his Nordic boyfriend, finds himself back in
The adventures of Ella and her friends continue in an independent sequel Ella ja kaverit 2 – Paterock (Ella and Friends 2, 2013), directed by Marko Mäkilaakso. A heart-warming, music flavoured and hilariously funny family film is based on the best-selling Finnish children’s books. This time Ella’s friend Pate has hard time learning multiplication tables.
The heart-warming comedy, helmed by first-timer Radek Wegrzyn and starring Zbigniew Zamachowski (Three Colors: White, The Pianist), recounts the story of a man who returns to his home village only to find out that one of the farm’s new cows oddly resembles his late wife. Father, Son and Holy Cow is produced by the European
A local box office hit, family feature Ella ja kaverit (Ella and Friends, 2012), directed by Taneli Mustonen, opened theatrically in Finland during the holiday season 2012. Ella and her friends find out that their much-loved neighborhood school will be shut down, and all the kids will be relocated to a brand new central school –
Hella W (2011), directed by Juha Wuolijoki, is a biopic about Hella Wuolijoki, Finland’s most complex and widely talented woman of influence. The drama-thriller recounts the true story of the internationally acclaimed businesswoman, playwright and politician, who is determined to leave her mark on the European psyche – in more than one place. The film
Joulutarina aka Christmas Story is a Finnish Christmas film for the entire family tells the touching story of how Santa Claus came to be Santa. Did you ever come to think that Santa Claus, too, was once a child? If not, now is the time. Snapper Films’ family film Christmas Story reveals the unknown childhood