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Juha (1999)

Unrated | | Comedy, Drama, Romance | May 2003 (USA)
A farmer's wife is seduced into running away from her stolid older husband by a city slicker, who enslaves her in a brothel.

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A farmer's wife is seduced into running away from her stolid older husband by a city slicker, who enslaves her in a brothel.

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Dedicated to the memory of Jaakko Talaskivi. See more »

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Version of Juha (1956) See more »

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Le Temps de Cerises
Written by A. Renard, J.B. Clement, H. Valpola, Anssi Tikanmäki
Performed by Elina Salo
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No color...No sound...Yet brilliant?
26 February 1999 | by (Helsinki, Finland) – See all my reviews

Juhais a black and white film with no sound, yet it is one of the best Finnish movies this year. Director Kaurismäki has drawn great performances out of the three leads, especially Outinen, who truly knows how to act "without words". The script is reasonably short and keeps the audience content through these silent 78 minutes. So, if you can overcome your prejudices against black and white silent movies, do see this one. "Juha" really delivers!


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