Alfred Kordelin was the riches man in Finland in the beginning of the 20th century. He was killed on his birthday in December 1917 just a few months before the Finnish Civil War started. He was shot by some revolutionary seamen. Mommilan veriteot 1917 (The Blood Bath of Mommila 1917) is a film about that day. Written by
In the beginning of the film of the film producer Jörn Donner added a fifteen-minute documentary about Alfred Kordelin. See more »
[to the revolutionaries]
I have been poor. I have been so poor that you can't even imagine how poor I have bee. But I have never taken anything from the people. What I have taken, I haven taken from the rich.
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