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Bordertown (FI)Bordertown (FI)
YLE, 2016 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Crime, Mystery | ► Trailer
Rating: 3.9/5

A gifted detective takes a job in a small town so he can spend more time with his family. But he's soon drawn into a web of disturbing murder cases.

Arctic CircleArctic Circle
YLE, 2018 Running | Drama, Crime, Thriller | ► Trailer
Rating: 4.3/5

Arctic Circle is set in the unforgiving polar region, amidst the icy landscapes of Finnish Lapland. After Nina Kautsalo, a Finnish police officer, finds a dying prostitute in an old cabin in the wilderness, the ensuing criminal investigation takes a surprise twist when a deadly virus is discovered in the prostitute's blood. However, when Thomas Lorenz, a German virologist, travels to Lapland to investigate the virus, he and Nina suddenly find themselves in the middle of an exceedingly unusual criminal investigation that ends up forcing them outside the law.

Moominvalley (2019)Moominvalley (2019)
YLE, 2019 On Hiatus | Drama, Family, Children, Fantasy
Rating: 5/5

Moominvalley is an adaptation of Tove Jansson's loved body of work. The protagonist of the series is Moomintroll, who is curious, kind, sensitive and idealistic. He is a typical hero in a coming-of-age story: he tries to tackle the puzzle of growing up to his true, individualistic self while remaining a beloved part of the family.

YLE, 2022 On Hiatus | Drama, Mystery, Thriller, Sci-Fi
Rating: 4/5

Liv, a young woman from Helsinki, suffers from chronic pain for which she has not received a medical explanation. When Liv's DNA sample is stolen from a biobank, she encounters Markus Volf, an information security agent who is investigating the burglary of the biobank for personal reasons. It turns out that Liv's genetic heritage may have an answer to the future of all of humanity. Liv's inheritance is also of interest to the power-hungry siblings Yoana and Sasha Leon, who lead the largest Nordic life science company Rise. A chase begins where it is difficult to know who to trust.

Tuntematon sotilasTuntematon sotilas
YLE, 2018 Cancelled/Ended | Drama, Action, Thriller, Military/War
Rating: 5/5

TV adaptation from Unknown Soldier (2017) film. The World War II series follows a machine gun company of the Finnish Army from a frog perspective during the Continuation War between Finland and the Soviet Union from 1941 to 1944.

YLE, 2022 On Hiatus | Drama, Crime
Rating: 4/5

There is a microchip in the food of the Helsinki kindergarten. A young journalist, Johanna, begins to figure out how the chip has ended up in the commercial kitchen. The bank branch manager makes a bad investment decision. Covering up the error leads to another and soon Marianne is in a pinch. The Korvola family is trying to cope with the disappearance of a father who worked as a border veterinarian. It has been almost a year since the boating accident. Transport is a report on pan-European crime. It's about ordinary people under a lot of pressure.

Helsinki SyndromeHelsinki Syndrome
YLE, 2022 On Hiatus | Drama, Crime, Thriller
Rating: 4/5

Entrepreneur Elias Karo takes four journalists hostage in order to reveal that 30 years ago, a bank manager and a district court judge took his family's possessions with the government's blessing and caused a still ongoing family tragedy.

YLE, 2020 On Hiatus | Drama, Thriller
Rating: 2/5

The story set between Turkey, Syria and Spain tells of the world of peacemakers, international arms trade dealings and the deep-layered relationships with people in power.

YLE, 2024 Running | Drama, Action, Adventure, Mystery

Utö is an eight-part mystery thriller in which the inhabitants of an outer Finnish archipelago encounter a strange phenomenon: all connections with the outside world are cut off and the islanders realize that they are completely isolated. Peaceful coexistence takes dark turns when fear, power struggle and demons of the past begin to tear the residents apart from each other. How far is a man willing to go to save himself and his family?

YLE, 2020 Running | Drama, Crime, Thriller

60-year-old police officer Hilkka Mäntämäki, a senior criminal investigator from Oulu, travels to Fuengirola - in Spain - to investigate the disappearance of a Finnish family. At home, she is struggling to cope with her husband, Aarne, who is suffering from dementia, so the opportunity to travel gives her a chance to escape her problems. But following a spate of crimes, she becomes drawn into solving them alongside the Spanish police and soon discovers a connection with Detective Andrés Villanueva.

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