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Seven Brothers (1939)

Seitsemän veljestä (original title)
Based on Alexis Kivi's 1870 book, with the same title. It follows the lives of the seven Jukalo brothers, over several years. It also depicts many typical scenes from Finnish cultural, i.e. sauna.

Director:

Wilho Ilmari

Writers:

Aleksis Kivi (novel), Mika Waltari
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Edvin Laine ... Juhani
Eino Kaipainen Eino Kaipainen ... Tuomas
Kaarlo Kytö Kaarlo Kytö ... Aapo
Kaarlo Kartio Kaarlo Kartio ... Simeoni
Joel Rinne ... Timo
Unto Salminen Unto Salminen ... Lauri
Arvo Kuusla Arvo Kuusla ... Eero
Toppo Elonperä Toppo Elonperä ... Lukkari
Ida Salmi Ida Salmi ... Männistön muori
Elsa Turakainen Elsa Turakainen ... Venla
Wilho Ilmari Wilho Ilmari ... Mäkelä / Kertoja
Yrjö Tuominen ... Nimismies
Varma Lahtinen Varma Lahtinen ... Kaisa
Evald Terho Evald Terho ... Rajamäen Mikko
Aino Haverinen Aino Haverinen ... Nahkapeitturin emäntä
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Based on Alexis Kivi's 1870 book, with the same title. It follows the lives of the seven Jukalo brothers, over several years. It also depicts many typical scenes from Finnish cultural, i.e. sauna.

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Drama

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Country:

Finland

Language:

Finnish

Release Date:

1 October 1939 (Finland) See more »

Also Known As:

Aleksis Kiven Seitsemän veljestä See more »

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Budget:

FIM933,215 (estimated)
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Production Co:

Suomen Filmiteollisuus See more »
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Runtime:

Sound Mix:

Mono

Aspect Ratio:

1.37 : 1
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Connections

Featured in Aleksis Kiven runontie (1951) See more »

Soundtracks

Makeasti oravainen
Written by Aapo Similä
Lyrics by Aleksis Kivi
Performed by Unto Salminen
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