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The Winter War (1989) Poster

Full Cast & Crew

Directed by 

Pekka Parikka

Writing Credits (in alphabetical order)  

Pekka Parikka ... (writer)
Antti Tuuri ... (novel)
Antti Tuuri ... (screenplay)

Cast (in credits order)  

Taneli Mäkelä ...
Private Martti Hakala
Vesa Vierikko ...
2nd Lieutenant Jussi Kantola
...
Private Pentti Saari
Heikki Paavilainen ...
Private Vilho Erkkilä
Antti Raivio ...
Corporal Erkki Somppi
Esko Kovero ...
Medical Corporal Juho Pernaa
Martti Suosalo ...
Private Arvi Huhtala
Markku Huhtamo ...
Private Aatos Laitila
Matti Onnismaa ...
Corporal Veikko Korpela
Konsta Mäkelä ...
Tomi Salmela ...
Private Matti Ylinen
...
Private Mauri Haapasalo
Vesa Mäkelä ...
Lieutenant Yrjö Haavisto
Aarno Sulkanen ...
Captain Sihvo - battalion commander
Kari Kihlström ...
Lieutenant Jorma Potila
Esko Salminen ...
Lieutenant Colonel Matti Laurila
Kari Sorvali ...
Sergeant Major Hannu Jutila
Ari-Kyösti Seppo ...
Private Ahti Saari
Esko Nikkari ...
Private Yrjö 'Ylli' Alanen
...
2nd Lieutenant Jaakko Rajala
Eero Melasniemi ...
Private Eino Nisula
Pertti Sveholm ...
Private Antti Jouppi
Helena Haavisto ...
Mrs. Ylinen
Kalevi Kahra ...
Mr. Ylinen
Tarja Heinula ...
Anna Ylinen
Pirkko Hämäläinen ...
Teemu Koskinen ...
Jussi Hakala
Leena Suomu ...
Liisa Hakala
Eero Mäenpää ...
Miitta Sorvali ...
Karelian Woman
Esa Suvilehto ...
Karelian Man
...
Aino
Tiina Björkman ...
Leena
Hannele Mäki-Röhr ...
Liisa
Veikko Nousiainen ...
Peddler
Ahti Kuoppala ...
Ship Captain
Juuso Hirvikangas ...
Sergeant Felix Rinta
Hannu Keskijyrä ...
Sergeant Ketola
Aarre Pekkarinen ...
Commander of the 5th Company (as Aarre-Veikko Pekkarinen)
Jari-Petri Kuisma ...
Soldier
Jaakko Vaissi ...
Soldier
Kari Koivumäki ...
Haavisto's Messenger
Kauko Laine ...
Corporal on Train
Yrjö-Juhani Renvall ...
Unknown Lieutenant (as Yrjö-Juhani Renwall)
Sari Jokelin ...
Woman on Kauhava Train Station
Kalle Paananen ...
Man on Kauhava Train Station
Eeva Aalto ...
Old Woman in Seinäjoki
Veikko Hemminki ...
1#Sippola Brother
Pentti Rautavuori ...
2#Sippola Brother
Vesa Leinonen ...
Wounded Private
Seppo Ruotsala ...
Military Priest
Pekka Keltto ...
Military Priest
Raimo Kössö ...
Cantor
Simo Kaappola ...
Priest
Risto Mäki ...
Priest
Pini Hellstedt ...
Gipsy Man (as Antti Hellstedt)
Jan Nyman ...
Sihvo's Messenger
Ulla-Maija Parikka ...
Gipsy Woman
Veikko Aaltonen ...
Soldier of the 5th Company
Ilkka Järvi-Laturi ...
Private by the River Bank
Esko Jantunen ...
Photographer (as Esko-Juhani Jantunen)
Matti Mehtola ...
New Medic
Tuomas Niemelä ...
Private of Korpela's Group
Tuomo Riihonen ...
Private of Korpela's Group
Mikko Kallio ...
Private of Korpela's Group
Tapani Miilunpohja ...
Private of Korpela's Group
Tuomo Rautanen ...
Private of Korpela's Group
Tuomo Mäenpää ...
Private of Korpela's Group
Paavo Haapamäki ...
Private of Korpela's Group
Timo Peräinen ...
Private of Korpela's Group
Ossi Kimari ...
Private of Korpelas Group
Simo-Pekka Vääriskoski ...
Private of Korpelas Group
Leo Kostamo ...
Private of Korpelas Group
Markku Köngäs ...
Private on Train
Seppo Kulmala ...
Private on Train
Rest of cast listed alphabetically:
Juha Anttila ...
Soldier
Risto Höylä ...
Bus driver
Jari Juutinen ...
Pioneer Sergeant
Timo Jyllikoski ...
AA gunner
Paul Jyrälä ...
Sound recorder
Santeri Kinnunen ...
Private
Arto Koskinen ...
AA gunner
Jussi Kuittinen ...
Fleeing soldier
Pertti Lamberg ...
Fleeing soldier
Raimo Mikkola ...
Tank commander
Juhani Mustonen ...
Doctor
Sari Mällinen ...
Medical Lotta Anja
Mila Niemi ...
Propaganda woman
Hannele Nieminen ...
Medical Lotta Vappu
Mika Nuojua ...
Fleeing soldier
Ilpo Nurmi ...
Artillery Lieutenant
Marko Röhr ...
Infantry Lieutenant
Eero Saarinen ...
2nd Lieutenant Lehtinen
Markus Similä ...
Radio reporter
Simo Tamminen ...
Pastor
Martti Tschokkinen ...
Storekeeper
Pekka Uotila ...
Medic
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Produced by 

Jukka Mäkelä ... executive producer
Marko Röhr ... producer

Music by 

Juha Tikka

Cinematography by 

Kari Sohlberg

Film Editing by 

Keijo Virtanen

Production Design by 

Pertti Hilkamo

Costume Design by 

Tuula Hilkamo

Makeup Department 

Seija Haanpää ... hair stylist
Mila Niemi ... makeup designer
Riikka Virtanen ... assistant makeup artist

Production Management 

Juhani Jotuni ... production manager
Terhi Tammila ... production manager

Second Unit Director or Assistant Director 

Veikko Aaltonen ... first assistant director
Ilkka Järvi-Laturi ... second assistant director

Art Department 

Timo Jyllikoski ... props
Aarre Koivisto ... set designer: dugout interiors
Kari Koivumäki ... assistant property master
Arvi Koljonen ... leadman
Arto Koskinen ... assistant property master
Leo Kostamo ... swing gang
Markku Laukkanen ... swing gang
Erkki Lume ... property master
Jukka Moilanen ... swing gang
Oskari Mäenpää ... swing gang
Tuomo Mäenpää ... swing gang
Lasse Rantamoijanen ... swing gang
Kari Salkinoja ... swing gang
Simo Sulva ... assistant set designer
Kari Uosukainen ... swing gang
Ulla-Maija Väisänen ... assistant set designer

Sound Department 

Antero Honkanen ... sound effects
Antti Hytti ... sound effects
Paul Jyrälä ... sound designer / sound editor / sound mixer
Tuomo Kattilakoski ... sound mixer
Pietari Koskinen ... assistant sound editor
Hans-Walter Kramski ... foley artist
Matti Kuortti ... sound editor / sound recordist
Olli Pärnänen ... assistant sound recordist
Bernd Schmidl ... foley artist
Oskari Viskari ... sound editor (as Ossi Viskari) / sound recordist (as Ossi Viskari)
David Lewis Yewdall ... co-supervising sound editor

Special Effects by 

Erkki Hiltunen ... pyrotechnician
Veikko Kanninen ... pyrotechnician
Mauri Laaksonen ... special effects
Jan-Eric Nyström ... special photographic effects
Esa Parkatti ... special effects
Terho Partanen ... pyrotechnician / special effects crew
Lasse Sorsa ... pyrotechnician
Mauri Tikkanen ... pyrotechnician

Stunts 

Aleksandr Baranov ... stunts
Mikhail Danilov ... stunts (as Mihhail Danilov)
Aleksandr Filatov ... stunts
Oleg Korytin ... stunts
Aldo Tammsaar ... stunt coordinator
Uldis Veispal ... stunts (as Uldis-Janis Veispal)

Camera and Electrical Department 

Stefan Bremer ... still photographer
Pekka Harju ... still photographer
Pini Hellstedt ... camera operator: "b" camera (as Antti Hellstedt) / lighting technician (as Antti Hellstedt)
Juuso Hirvikangas ... lighting technician
Esko Jantunen ... lighting technician (as Esko-Juhani Jantunen)
Jeppis K. Kankainen ... camera operator (as Jeppis Kankainen)
Kari Kekkonen ... lighting technician
Jan Nyman ... assistant camera
Heikki Ortamo ... lighting technician
Ulla-Maija Parikka ... still photographer
Pekka Uotila ... still photographer

Costume and Wardrobe Department 

Igor Honkanen ... costume assistant
Ulla Höylä ... costume assistant
Sirkku Katila ... costume assistant
Tiina Kupias ... costume assistant
Ilpo Nurmi ... military costumer

Editorial Department 

Pirjo Laivuori ... color grader
Leena Palmu ... negative cutter
Marja-Liisa Virtanen ... assistant editor

Location Management 

Kalevi Korte ... location manager
Raimo Mikkola ... location manager
Juhani Mustonen ... location manager

Music Department 

Jukka Haavisto ... composer: Lieutenant Haavisto's theme
Jorma Hämäläinen ... music recordist

Transportation Department 

Veikko Mäkinen ... driver
Kullervo Seppälä ... driver
Eero Tapanainen ... driver

Other crew 

Paul Autere ... pilot
Pekka Engblom ... pilot
Leena Hemminki ... caterer
Veikko Hemminki ... caterer
Risto Höylä ... tank maintenance
Kalevi Kari ... horses
Martti Keskinen ... pilot
Mauri Koski ... pilot
Eero Lavola ... pilot
Aki Loikkanen ... production doctor
Päivi Mautemps ... production secretary
Matti Mehtola ... production apprentice
Jan-Eric Nyström ... titles
Ulla-Maija Parikka ... assistant to director
Jukka Pikkusaari ... pilot
Alpo Reinikainen ... military advisor
Jorma Rytkönen ... horses
Esko Saarinen ... helicopter pilot
Outi Seppälä ... production nurse
Annakaisa Sukura ... script supervisor
Irja Söderling ... finances
Terhi Tammila ... production coordinator
Ismo Teerioja ... pilot
Heikki Tuuri ... finances
Eila Virkki ... caterer

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