Dave Burke is looking to hire two men to assist him in a bank raid: Earle Slater, a white ex-convict, and Johnny Ingram, a black gambler. Both are reluctant; but Burke arranges for Ingram's... See full summary »
Set during the World War 2. In the summer of 1941 the Finnish army crosses the border of Russia. A platoon led by Lt. Eero Perkola goes through the wilderness around the Lieksa lake to ... See full summary »
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 »
This is the first film written and directed by a Nenet artist in collaboration with a Finish Film director. It doesn't tell, it makes you feel how the Nenets, who are reindeer herdsmen in Siberia, relate to their territory. It also renders the suffering deriving from Russian occupation and forced assimilation. None of this is rhetorical but shown through very graphic black and white photography and narrated through 7 Nenets songs. Slow and moving. A rare masterpiece !
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