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Falling Angels (2008)

Putoavia enkeleitä (original title)
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Elena Leeve ...
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Elina Knihtilä ...
Oiva Lohtander ...
Djupsjöbacka
Juhani Niemelä ...
Hermanni
Hannu Kivioja ...
Mannerkorpi
Erica Pitkänen ...
Tiina Pirhonen ...
Svea
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Kustantaja
Taisto Oksanen ...
Kustantajan Poika
Taneli Mäkelä ...
Ailan Isä
Jaana Pesonen ...
Ailan Äiti
Pirjo Lonka ...
Maire
Janina Berman ...
Fru Snellman
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5 December 2008 (Finland)  »

Also Known As:

Fallande änglar  »

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€1,250,000 (estimated)
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Helena Viita: Didn't dad make a second set of windows for here with his own class cutter. And that must be the hat nail he hammered in with just one strike.
Mannerkorpi: And that is the fireplace where your mother burnt her diaries when Lauri forced her to.
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A nice surprise
23 February 2010 | by (United States) – See all my reviews

I found this film entirely by accident when I tried to download a torrent of another film with the same name.

A quick google search showed that the film is rather loosely based on the life of Finnish poet, Lauri Viita, whom I'd never heard of.

Plot is in the vein of Pollock and A Beautiful Mind, and the production values are on par with both of those films. Stunning cinematography and art direction. It took me a few minutes to realize that the lead actress was playing two roles - that of the poet's grown daughter, and that of his wife during the flashbacks. This is the first Finnish film I've seen and it's made me want to search for more.


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