Pasi returns to his childhood town, asked to reconfigure the local forest factory. With a child on the way with his upper-class wife, Pasi sees an opportunity – this is his ticket to climb the professional ladder in the company. On arrival, he bumps into his childhood friend Janne, who works in the factory he is about to downsize. Pasi begins to struggle with the fact that he is supposed to care for the profits – not for the people.
Ville Jankeri graduated from the National Film and Television School (NFTS). In 2007, Ville was chosen to make a short film The Last Wash for the Berlin Today Award competition. Sixpack (2011), his first feature film was both a critical and commercial success. His second feature Gold Digger (2016) was also successful in the box office. Forest Giant is his third feature.