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Burning Angel (1984)

Palava enkeli (original title)
A newly graduated nurse Tuulikki starts a job in a closed ward of a psychiatric hospital. Her innocence is being challenged by both her colleagues and patients. A new patient Katariina has a fire burning deep inside of her.

Director:

Lauri Törhönen

Writers:

Claes Andersson (script), Hannele Törrönen (script) | 1 more credit »
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Riitta Viiperi Riitta Viiperi ... Tuulikki
Elina Hurme Elina Hurme ... Karin
Tom Wentzel Tom Wentzel ... Juhana
Eeva Eloranta Eeva Eloranta ... Katariina
Juuso Hirvikangas ... Mikko
Helena Notkonen Helena Notkonen ... Potilas Saimi
Yrjö Pelkonen Yrjö Pelkonen ... Veikko
Marja-Leena Kouki Marja-Leena Kouki ... Maila
Eeva Mäkinen Eeva Mäkinen ... Irja
Hellevi Seiro Hellevi Seiro ... Leila
Vieno Saaristo Vieno Saaristo ... Äiti
Ritva Arvelo Ritva Arvelo ... Ylihoitajatar
Marjatta Lohikoski Marjatta Lohikoski ... Psykologi
Carl Mesterton Carl Mesterton ... Ylilääkäri
Annikki Viitala Annikki Viitala ... Sairaanhoito-opiston rehtori
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A newly graduated nurse Tuulikki starts a job in a closed ward of a psychiatric hospital. Her innocence is being challenged by both her colleagues and patients. A new patient Katariina has a fire burning deep inside of her.

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Drama

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The first feature film by director Lauri Törhönen. Before "Palava enkeli", he spent ten years making films and documentaries for Finnish television. See more »

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Featured in Matka suomalaiseen elokuvaan: Tutkiva katse (2006) See more »

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Country:

Finland

Language:

Finnish

Release Date:

17 February 1984 (Finland) See more »

Also Known As:

Angelo in fiamme See more »

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Box Office

Budget:

FIM3,463,048 (estimated)
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Production Co:

Skandia Filmi See more »
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Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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