A Good Family – 2022

The secrets we keep for love - 6 x 45'


When his young son goes missing, notorious crime boss Lefa blackmails police detective Anna, who he has history with, for inside information on the case. When the mysterious disappearance turns into a homicide investigation, the trail leads right back to Anna’s own son, Niko.

Anna does everything in her power to cover Niko’s tracks and protect him from both his fellow officers and Lefa’s murderous wrath, while keeping her crime novelist husband, Henrik, in the dark… But Henrik is keeping a secret from her, too: he is also helping Niko cover up the murder.

Anna and Henrick are thrust into a dangerous underworld, where parental instincts quickly overcome morality.

Why we like it:

A genuine Nordic noir centered on a family’s struggle with traumas and secrets, torn between duty and blood ties, and shaken by an ominous love triangle.

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  • Genre:

    Domestic thriller

  • Director:

    Pete Riski (Bullets)

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  • Written by:

    Antti Pesonen (Bullets, Bordertown)

  • Cast:

    Maria Sid, Samuli Edelmann, Elias Salonen, Tommi Korpela

  • Created by:

    Minna Virtanen (Bullets, Absolution, Married to a Lie, Prisoner, Cop, Lawyer), Antti Pesonen (Bullets, Bordertown)