A biopic on Carl Gustaf Emil Mannerheim, the Swedish-speaking nobleman who served the Russian Tsar, before he returned to Finland in 1917 to become the father and later president of his country. He died
in 1951

Prod companies: Solar Films, Liberty Productions. MTV3-Finland.
Supported by the Finnish Film Foundation
Backers: Unibet Group, VR, Sinebrychoff, Neste Oil, Fortum,
Muuttopalvelu Niemi and Helsingin Sanomat
Producers: Markus Selin, Jukka Helle
Budget: €10m ($13.9m)
Intl sales: tba
Director: Renny Harlin
Screenplay: Heikki Vihinen, Marko Leino
DoP: tba
Production Design: tba
Special effects: Greg Cannom
Locations: Lithuania; Joensuu, Askainen, Helsinki. Rovaniemi-Lapland
(Finland); St Petersburg (Russia)
Shooting from when until when: Aug-Nov, 2009 (World première: Oct 22,
Contact: Solar Films, (358) 941744700 markus.selin@solarfilms.com