Vares: Private Eye
(Vares – yksityisetsivä)
Set in Finland
In Finnish with English Subtitles
Vares is a 2004 Finnish crime series directed by Aleksi Mäkelä. It is based on the novel Keltainen leski by Reijo Mäki. It stars Juha Veijonen as private detective
Private investigator, ladies’ man, hard-drinking pub regular: Jussi Vares is a hero whose laid-back nonchalance belies a rock-hard determination to solve the case. Vares radiates all the vulnerability and loneliness of a man who may not have found his place in life, but can pretty much do without it.