About the film
alcoholism based on true story murder miniseries poverty unemployment moonshine finland 1960s rural life police murders
Eight Deadly Shots
Release Date: September 15, 1972
|Production Companies||:||YLE, Käpy-Filmi|
|Producers||:||Mikko Niskanen, Kaarlo Wilska|
Small-scale farmer Pasi shoots four policemen who have come to arrest him for raged drunkenness. Rest of the movie is a long flashback examining the events that finally leads to the tragic shooting. As time goes by, Pasi sinks gradually deeper and deeper into the poverty, gets into trouble with both police and tax officials while family arguments grow more and more serious. Based on a true story.