Small-farmer Pasi shoots four policemen who have come to arrest him for raged drunkenness. Rest of the movie is a long flashback examining the events that finally leads to the tragic shooting. As time goes by, Pasi sinks gradually deeper and deeper into the poverty, gets into trouble with both police and tax officials while family arguments grow more and more serious. Based on a true story. Written by
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Based on a true story: a small-farmer Tauno Pasanen (b. 1934) shot and killed four police officers who were coming to arrest him in 1969. See more
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