Arctic Circle

Series: since 21.12.18 | Elisa (Finnland)

Arctic Circle is set in the exotic polar region, amidst the icy landscapes of Finnish Lapland. Finnish policewoman, Nina Kautsalo, finds a nearly dead prostitute in an old cabin in the wilderness. Criminal investigation takes a surprise twist, when a deadly virus is discovered in the prostitute’s blood sample. A German virologist, Thomas Lorenz, travels to Lapland to investigate the virus. Nina and Thomas suddenly find themselves in the middle of an exceedingly unusual criminal investigation that ends up forcing them outside the law.

Cast & Crew

Executive Producer               

Moritz Polter, Milla Bruneau


Olli Haikka, Jarkko Hentula

Coproduction company

Yellow Film & TV 


Elisa Viihde (Streaming), YLE (TV)

Development Executive

Emily Rhodes


Joona Tena


Hannu Salonen

Director of Photography

Mikael Gustafsson


Maximilian Brückner, Clemens Schick, Iina Kuustonen, Pihla Viitala, Joi Johannsson, Aleksandar Jovanovic, et al.


Katri Aksola

Line Producer

Essi Tuukkanen

Costume Design

Susse Roos, Emmi Leeve


Kaisa Pätilä