Karukoski film heads for Oscars

STOCKHOLM — “The Home of the Dark Butterflies,” helmed by Dome Karukoski, has been picked as the Finnish entry for the foreign-language film Oscar.

Story is about a troubled youth who gets a fresh start at an island-set reformatory.

Pic is also Finland’s entry for the Nordic Film Prize, the winner of which is unveiled on Oct. 15.

Pic was produced by Markus Selin and Jukka Helle for Solar Films.

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