“Selected to the Series Mania in 2018”

LAYLA

LAYLA is a six-part TV series based on  Jari Tervo´s literary sensation ”Layla”.

Synopsis

Four hours after her birth Layla, the Kurdish girl in Turkey, is being engaged . At the age of 15, on her wedding day Layla has to escape. She travels the perilous migrant route from Turkey to northern Europe, all the way to Finland,  ”the land of White Lilies” where she hopes to be reunited with her older sister.

LAYLA was selected to the Series Mania Co-Production Pitching Session in 2018.

Genre

Adventure, Drama, Thriller

6 x 45 min.

 Screenwriter

Antti Pesonen

Director

Karzan Kader

Based on

LAYLA (2011 WSOY) by Jari Tervo

Status

Development

Co producers

Kjartan Thor Thordarson, Sagafilm

Festivals

Series Mania Co-Production pitching forum  2.-5.5.2018 in Lille