Finnish porn movie producer Pertsa returns from America to his home country to continue his profession with hopelessly small budgets and incompetent casts and crews. A self-ironic satire ... See full summary »
Louise (Andersson) is a young Swedish widow, living with her mother and her young son. She meets foreigner Fredrik (Cybulski), and he soon moves into the family apartment. The two become very much involved but the future is uncertain.
An earthy, naturalistically erotic and blood-soaked tale of young Martta's ill-fated affair with Oula, a womanizing reindeer herdsman in the Finnish Lapland of the late 1940s. When the 19-... See full summary »
Finnish porn movie producer Pertsa returns from America to his home country to continue his profession with hopelessly small budgets and incompetent casts and crews. A self-ironic satire about director Donner's scandalous fame in late 1960s Finland, notorious for a graphic long shot of his penis pointing northeast. Written by
Jörn Donner is an interesting character in the small history of Nordic movie making. His ironic and ground-breaking "Naisenkuvia" can be seen as the big bang of 70's modern film specially in Finland.
Donner himself plays the main character, a porn film director looking for real love to capture to his new film. The plot is very ironic and self critical when it laughs at the twisted picture of romance straight in the mirror.
The movie has no actual story, its striking force is among the brilliant and realistic lines that attack against the whole social community based on the blind relationships between the two sexes. Even if the audiovisual looks are no more fascinating today the sharp scenes bite still very hard.
7 of 11 people found this review helpful.
Was this review helpful to you?