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The most prominent Finnish cast stars Purge

The filmatization of internationally bestselling novel PURGE by Sofi Oksanen takes place in Estonia from August 2011 until December 2011.

Director Antti J. Jokinen.
Director Antti J. Jokinen.
Cast of PURGE is comprised of some of the most respected Finnish talents: Laura Birn and Liisi Tandefelt as the female lead, young and old Aliide in past and present, Amanda Pilke (FORBIDDEN FRUIT) as Zara, who ends up on Aliide's doorstep, Krista Kosonen (JADE WARRIOR) as Aliide's beautiful sister Ingel, Peter Franzén as Ingel's husband Hans and Tommi Korpela (RARE EXPORTS) as the agitator Martin.
PURGE is directed by Antti Jokinen (b. 1968). Jokinen's first feature, horror film THE RESIDENT (2011) starred Hillary Swank and Jeffrey Dean Morgan.

PURGE is produced by Markus Selin and Jukka Helle for Solar Films and co-produced by Estonian Taska Film. The production is supported by Finnish Film Foundation, Estonian Film Foundation, MEDIA, and Nordisk Film & TV Fond. TrustNordisk handles international sales, Nordisk Film holds Scandinavian rights.

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