“I thought I had made myself clear. There’s no cure for this.”



Also starring are Seppo-Ilmari Siitonen, Tommi Korpela, Minka Kuustonen, Rainer Kaunisto, Maruska Verona, Jon-Jon Geitel, Ina Mikkola and Jarkko Niemi.

The Crew 

Pictured from top left: make-up artist Anniina Sipola, dop Markus Tynskä, sound recordist Aleksi Tegel, director Arttu Haglund, actor Panu Tuomikko.


Based on an acclaimed short story of the same title by writer Avi Heikkinen, Gone is the first feature film of both the director Arttu Haglund and the production company Amazement. As an exceptionally ambitious Finnish independent project, the film has been shot all over the world with footage from all continents and the cast and crew actually visiting the United States, Tenerife Island and Estonia. The film will be completed in late 2018.

Status quo 28th Jun 2018:




Post production

Shot gradually during a period of many years, this slowly advancing production enabled us to break the standard pattern of proceeding brutally from script to production to post production. The different parts of production have mixed seamlessly with each other in an intriguing way. This is rather fitting, as the events of the film also take place in two years’ time.

“Even when you’re here, I feel like you’re just about to leave.”



Poissa is a community film production. All the cast and crew are working entirely on a voluntary basis. We will also need your help! There are many ways to do that:

At the moment we are looking for a distributor for the film. Gone is an exceptional Finnish work of passion and dedication. Besides theatrical release in Finland we’re also looking at international distributors.

If your company would be interested in distributing the film, please let us know: contact arttu.haglund [at] amazement.fi.

All acting posts have been filled at this stage, thanks for applying! If you would like to join our future projects as an actor, an actress or an extra, send your basic info and recent photos (face + body) to info [at] amazement.fi with subject line “Actor/Actress/Extra”, and we will contact you when acting talents / extras are needed!

The film picture locked in June 2018. No more material is needed. A big thank you to everyone who participated in the filming of additional footage!

We reached picture lock in June 2018. No further locations are needed. Many thanks to everybody who helped us with the challenge!

village (5 h, indoors)

a small town ice cream bar (3 h, indoors)

health center or private doctor’s waiting room with an elevator (6 h, indoors)

old farmhouse on a field/near woods (1 day each, outdoors and indoors)

If you’re interested in other kinds of co-operation or want to sponsor the film, send us a message.



“Did dad leave already?”



You can send us e-mail to info [at] amazement.fi or use the form below.




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