The lives of the aristocratic Lindhof family and their servants from 1798 to 1907.
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Riitta Salminen ...
 Anna Antintytär (27 episodes, 1999-2002)
Riko Eklundh ...
 Axel Ingberg (27 episodes, 2000-2003)
Nina Hukkinen ...
 Johanna Lindhof (26 episodes, 1999-2002)
Anna Pitkämäki ...
 Stina (24 episodes, 1999-2002)
Tapani Kalliomäki ...
 Felix Lindhof / ... (22 episodes, 1999-2003)
Pekka Heikkinen ...
 Aaron Antinpoika (22 episodes, 1999-2000)
Minna Haapkylä ...
 Ester Lindhof / ... (21 episodes, 2000-2002)
Antti Majanlahti ...
 Matti Seppä (21 episodes, 2000-2002)
Esa Latva-Äijö ...
 Erkki Seppä (20 episodes, 2000-2002)
Martina Roos ...
 Marie Lindhof (19 episodes, 2002-2003)
Karoliina Blackburn ...
 Ulla Ingberg / ... (17 episodes, 2000-2002)
Dan Henriksson ...
 Henrik Wegelius (17 episodes, 1999-2000)
Anneli Sauli ...
 Maria Heikintytär (17 episodes, 1999-2000)
Jevgeni Haukka ...
 Volodja (13 episodes, 2000-2002)
Mikael Anderson ...
 Gustaf Adolf Sundelius (12 episodes, 1999-2000)
Rose-Marie Precht ...
 Victoria-täti (12 episodes, 1999-2000)
Eppu Salminen ...
 Iisakki Antinpoika (12 episodes, 1999-2000)
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 Wilhelm Lindhof (11 episodes, 2002)
Risto Salmi ...
 Antti Matinpoika (11 episodes, 1999)
Lasse Fagerström ...
 Johan Ingberg (11 episodes, 2003)
Kaija Pakarinen ...
 Katri Ingberg / ... (11 episodes, 2003)
Janina Berman ...
 Frieda (11 episodes, 1999)
Jukka Leisti ...
 Juho Seppä (11 episodes, 2003)
Taisto Aho ...
 Jonas (11 episodes, 1999)
Minna Hämäläinen ...
 Sanna (11 episodes, 1999-2000)
Mikko Bredenberg ...
 Toivo Seppä (11 episodes, 2003)
Laura Jurkka ...
 Matilda (11 episodes, 2002)
Pinja Flink ...
 Karoliina (11 episodes, 2000-2002)
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The lives of the aristocratic Lindhof family and their servants from 1798 to 1907.

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Originally the series was planned to have five seasons of total 60 episodes, however after fourth season, YLE TV2 decided to cut the budget and as the creators did not want to make shorter last season, the series end "prematurely". A novel named "Ei muuta kunniaa" (no other glory) was released in 2004 that told the events planned for the fifth season of "Hovimäki" TV-series. See more »

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One of the best historical drama series
1 June 2007 | by (Finland) – See all my reviews

Hovimäki is, no doubt, one of the best historical drama series that portrays the history of Finland. The series might not open up for foreigners, but for a Finn, it's very enjoyable to watch. Acting performances are not always entirely smooth, which is why I reduced one point instead of giving a full 10 ;) Still, Hovimäki is enchanting; capturing the mood and painting a realistic image of past times. The extra drama between characters makes the series more entertaining and the destiny of characters is nicely woven together with historical events.

Highly recommended to anyone interested in Finnish history.


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