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Pentti Saarikoski (1937–1983)

Pentti Saarikoski was born on September 2, 1937 in Impilahti, Finland. He was a writer, known for Night or Day (1962), Voi veljet, mikä päivä! (1961) and Teatterituokio (1962). He died on August 24, 1983 in Joensuu, Finland. See full bio »


(age 45) in Joensuu, Finland

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Night or Day Writer


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 2008 Helsinki, Forever (Documentary) (excerpts from his writings)
 1998 Pentti Saarikoski - näkymiä (TV Movie documentary) (poems - uncredited)
 1986 Isoäidin kuolema (TV Movie)
 1984 Kevään ensimmäinen saalis (TV Movie) (writer)
 1983 Tribadien yö (TV Movie) (translation: Finnish)
 1974 Pentti Saarikoski - raportti runoilijasta (TV Movie documentary) (poems)
 1968 Juuret (TV Movie) (translation)
  Teatterituokio (TV Series) (screenplay - 1 episode, 1967) (translation - 1 episode, 1967)
- Kyklooppi (1967) ... (screenplay)
- Maku (1967) ... (translation)
 1966 Herakles (TV Movie) (translation)
 1966 Biedermann ja tuhopolttajat (TV Movie) (translation)
 1962 Night or Day (dialogue)
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He translated such works as James Joyce's "Ulysses" and JD Salinger's "The Catcher in the Rye" though his English was far from perfect. See more »

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