THE JAUKKA BROTHERs
Original title: Bröderna Jaukka
Director: Peter Grönlund
Screenplay: Peter Grönlund
Producer: Jörgen Andersson & Filip Hammarström
Genre: Drama/crime (short)
Year of release: 2010
Jani and Tuomas are two Finnish brothers on the rise in the underworld of Stockholm. They are contacted by the Russian gangster Micha who claims there is a threat against them. Micha offers his protection. In return he expects to be let in on their profits. The Jaukka Brothers is a nervy, social drama about loyalty.
Distribution: Theo Tsappos Swedish Film Institute (international festivals), Jean-Charles Mille, Premium Films (international sales), Doppelganger (Sweden).
Festivals and nominations: Leuwen (2010), Molodist (2010) (Kiev), Brest (European Award by France 2, 2010), Mimimalen (Trondheim, 2011), Big Sur (New York, 2011)