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

Layla is a 16-year old girl living in a Kurdish ghetto in Berlin. She runs away on her wedding day. On the streets of Berlin Layla meets 17-year old Tamara, who is also on a run. Together the girls plan a journey to the strange and magical land called Finland,  ”the land of White Lilies” where Layla hopes to be reunited with her big sister.

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


Adventure, Drama, Thriller

6 x 45 min.


Antti Pesonen


Karzan Kader

Based on

LAYLA (2011 WSOY) by Jari Tervo



Co producers

Sagafilm, Nadcon FILM

World Sales Agent

Lagardère Studios


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