The Armi Alive! screening on September 9th (in Maxim) is part of the Helsinki Design Week programme. After the film there will be a Q&A with the director of the film Jörn Donner. In addition, the author Tuija Sorjanen of a non-fiction book about Marimekko published on the same day will be there to talk about the book. The film is spoken in Finnish and subtitled in English. The largest design festival in the Nordic countries will be held on 3.–13.9.2015. Armi Ratia (1912–1979) is one of the best known Finnish entrepreneurs and corporate executives.
1 h 24 min
Private eye Jussi Vares finds two dead bodies in a remote house; one of the victims is mutilated, like in a ritual murder case. A year later, Vares is hired to investigate the case. He finds clues that confirm the old rumor; the underworld of the Finnish west coast is controlled by an invisible godfather; The Sheriff – a man that no one knows and no one is supposed to talk about. Vares gets dangerously close to the “Court” – a secret gentlemen’s club, an executive of The Sheriff. To the members of the Court, human life is cheap.
1 h 30 min