Based on Finnish mythology, this movie traces the exploits of Lemminkainen as he woos the fair Annikki and battles the evil witch Louhi. Louhi kidnaps Annikki to compel her father to build for her a Sampo, a magical device that creates salt, grain, and gold. When Lemminkainen tries (and fails) to recover the Sampo, Louhi steals the sun, plunging the world into frozen darkness.
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The Most Chilling Terror Ever Experienced
April 1964 (USA)
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Also Known As:
The Day the Earth Froze
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Aspect Ratio: 2.35 : 1
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The 2014 Finnish DVD released by Finnkino is uncut, presented in the correct 2:35-1 anamorphic ratio, and has beautiful pastel color. See more
[Ilmarinen hammers a viking ship out of molten iron, greatly distressing Louhi's trolls
What is to become of us?
The US version "The Day the Earth Froze" was shortened considerably from the original. Most of the names in the credits are fake names to conceal the European origin of the film. See more
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Written by Igor Morozov / Väinö Kaukonen
Performed by Eve Kivi See more