Suuri savotta

Forest Trade Center

Domestic title:
Suuri savotta
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Script:
Jani Salminen
Director:
Jani Salminen
Producer:
Eero Heinonen
Year:
0
FFF support:
€79652
Budget:
€178.750
Description:
A social justice feature documentary about Finnish forestry industry. 1997-2004 three major forestry companies in Finland were running a purchase cartel of logging wood prices. Story follows how the cartel issue is treated in Finnish court of law. Appr. 400 000 people in Finland own forest that is potential logging resource, so the impact of running the purchase cartel can be potentially massive on the industry and on Finnish society. Lead character of the story is campaigning amongst the forest owners to come and join a legal class action, in order to unite the owners in search for justice, in the aftermath of the cartel.
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