6 x 42 min
A Gripping true story of a siege that shocked Finland.
The Taxi driver wanted to be a legendary criminal.
The Cop wanted to save everyone.
Only one succeeded.
A True crime drama series about a high-pressure hostage and siege situation and the rise and fall of a legendary criminal.
The First contract killing in Finland took place in 1992 and it led to a 55-hour hostage situation two years later. The Whole nation followed the unfolding of the events when an entire apartment building and its residents were held hostage by a ruthless killer. Siege follows the unique and chilling tangle of crimes from both the point of view of the criminals and the police. It’s an engaging thriller, but also a character study on one of the most memorable characters in Finland's criminal history - Ilpo Larha.
Elias Salonen (Ilpo Larha)
Jussi Vatanen (Detective Inspector Heinonen)
Concept and the Head Screenwriter
Hannu Kontturi, Antti Pesonen
Erna Aalto, Laura Ahola
Ella Piesala, Jussi Lipponen/Mediwan Finland and Tea Panula/Nelonen Media