Lost Boys is a dramatic tale of a delirious journey through the Southeast Asian underworld where the director Joonas searches for answers about the faith of his lost friends. Lost Boys is an independent sequel to director Joonas Neuvonen's debut film Reindeerspotting – Escape from Santaland. Reindeerspotting told the story of Jani, a young drug addict longing to escape from his hometown near the Arctic Circle. The film was released in 2010 and become an instant box-office hit in Finland and received exceptional acclaim also internationally.
Joonas Neuvonen (b. 1979) is known in Finland for his debut documentary Reindeerspotting – Escape from Santaland, the biggest Finnish documentary hit in cinemas of all times in 2010. It was also awarded at the Locarno Film Festival.
Sadri Cetinkaya (b. 1979) is the editor and co-writer of Reindeerspotting. He is also the editor of the feature documentary Mr. Governor by Måns Månsson. Cetinkaya is currently doing a Master’s Degree at the Aalto University.