Vares: Private Eye

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Vares: Private Eye
Directed byAleksi Mäkelä
Produced byMarkus Selin
Screenplay byPekka Lehtosaari
Based onKeltainen leski 
by Reijo Mäki
StarringJuha Veijonen
Laura Malmivaara
Samuli Edelmann
Pekka Valkeejärvi
Kari Hietalahti
Jorma Tommila
Music byKalle Chydenius
CinematographyPini Hellstedt
Editing byKimmo Taavila
StudioSolar Films
Distributed byBuena Vista
Release date(s)
  • July 23, 2004 (2004-07-23) (Finland)
Running time95 minutes
CountryFinland
LanguageFinnish
Budget€1.5 million[1]
Box office€1,549,176[2]
 
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Vares: Private Eye
Directed byAleksi Mäkelä
Produced byMarkus Selin
Screenplay byPekka Lehtosaari
Based onKeltainen leski 
by Reijo Mäki
StarringJuha Veijonen
Laura Malmivaara
Samuli Edelmann
Pekka Valkeejärvi
Kari Hietalahti
Jorma Tommila
Music byKalle Chydenius
CinematographyPini Hellstedt
Editing byKimmo Taavila
StudioSolar Films
Distributed byBuena Vista
Release date(s)
  • July 23, 2004 (2004-07-23) (Finland)
Running time95 minutes
CountryFinland
LanguageFinnish
Budget€1.5 million[1]
Box office€1,549,176[2]

Vares: Private Eye (Finnish: Vares – yksityisetsivä) is a 2004 Finnish crime film directed by Aleksi Mäkelä. It is based on the novel Keltainen leski by Reijo Mäki.[3] The setting is Turku, a city on the west coast of Finland. It stars Juha Veijonen as private detective Jussi Vares who investigates a case involving a large amount of dirty money. The film is the first of eight films in the Vares series. The first sequel, V2: Dead Angel, was released in 2007.

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  1. ^ "Vares". ses.fi. The Finnish Film Foundation. Retrieved December 27, 2011. 
  2. ^ "Facts & Figures 2004" (PDF). ses.fi. The Finnish Film Foundation. Retrieved December 27, 2011. 
  3. ^ "Vares - Private Eye". solarfilms.com. Solar Films Inc. Retrieved December 27, 2011. 
  4. ^ "Vares (2004) – Credits". elonet.fi. National Audiovisual Archive / Finnish Board of Film Classification. Retrieved December 27, 2011. 

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