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Bodom (internationally Lake Bodom) is a 2016 Finnish horror film directed by Taneli Mustonen. It is inspired by but not based on the 1960 Lake Bodom murders.[1]

Bodom
Bodom film poster.png
Theatrical poster
Directed byTaneli Mustonen
Written byTaneli Mustonen
Aleksi Hyvärinen
Starring
Music byPanu Aaltio
CinematographyDaniel Lindholm
Edited byAleksi Raij
Production
company
Don Films
Release date
19 August 2016
Running time
85 minutes
CountryFinland
LanguageFinnish, English

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PlotEdit

A group of Finnish friends decide to go camping by Lake Bodom to do a reconstruction of the 1960 murders, but something goes wrong.

ReceptionEdit

In his review for Ilta-Sanomat, Tarmo Poussu called Bodom "the first Finnish horror film that meets the international standards".[2] Jutta Sarhimaa from Helsingin Sanomat gave the film four out of five stars, complimenting the young actors, visual production and dialogue.[3]

Mimosa Willamo won the best actress award at Screamfest in 2016.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Kirssi, Elina. "Bodom-ohjaaja Taneli Mustonen: "Elokuva valmistui vasta eilen illalla"". Iltalehti. Retrieved 2 November 2016.
  2. ^ Poussu, Tarmo. ""Suomen ensimmäinen kansainvälisen tason kauhuelokuva" – IS:n kriitikko hehkuttaa Luokkakokous-ohjaajan Bodom-filmiä". Ilta-Sanomat. Retrieved 2 November 2016.
  3. ^ Sarhimaa, Jutta. "Bodominjärven todellisesta kolmoismurhasta syntyi häiritsevää kauhua". Helsingin Sanomat. Retrieved 2 November 2016.
  4. ^ Screamfest 2016: Winners Announced! Screamfest, 30 October 2016.

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