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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This film parodied as an episode of Mystery Science Theater 3000 - Season 4, Episode 22. 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
Niin minä kana katoan, lintu kuolen liian surman
Written by Igor Morozov / Väinö Kaukonen
Performed by Eve Kivi See more