The Prodigal Son / Tuhlaajapoika / Rausnarlegi sonurinn
Section: Mavericks of Finnish Cinema
Director: Veikko Aaltonen
Esa is a small-time crook who has just got out of jail. With no job and no prospects, he soon re-enters the world of crime. One day a psychiatrist pays him a visit, he wants Esa completely to himself. A sadomasochistic relationship develops between them, which they find hard to break. The film has won many Nordic awards.