Viktor Sundvall is a guard of a little channel in the Finnish countryside. He is an unsuccessful playwright who is frustrated with his marriage and his life and therefore he has became an ...
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Eager young radio reporter Teräsvuori stages a one-man burglary into the Helsinki Art Museum, recorded on tape for a later broadcast by his friend Laakso. Things go awry when a gang of real... See full summary »
June 1944. The attention of the world is focused on Normandy, but the change of the tide can be felt in Finland also. Rumours of preparations of a massive Soviet attack in the Karelian ... See full summary »
A rich widow is found dead of gas poisoning in her flat in Helsinki. First the death is thought to be an accident, but lieutenant Palmu notices that the murderer has made a mistake, and ... See full summary »
Doctor Aitamaa is spending holiday with his family at their summer villa. He accidentally reads a letter that was meant to his wife. The letter is from another man. Aitamaa fallows his wife... See full summary »
Aging professor of mathematics completes his life's work, a research project that has taken him decades, and climbs up from the boiler room (his study) and back to real life. He can hardly ... See full summary »
Based on true events an epic story of one man's struggle for survival. Jussi Ketola, returns to Finland from the great depression struck America only to face growing political unrest. One ... See full summary »
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Young advertising executive Vatanen suddenly quits his job and his whole life in Helsinki, and decides to spend a while in the Finnish wilderness. A wounded hare hit by a car becomes his ... See full summary »
A Bergmanesque triangle drama. After a weekend of dancing and camping on a recreation island near the city, a young factory worker decides to stay and cut work for a day. Walking around the... See full summary »
Two young men, Heikki and Jussi, and the local railway stationmaster cause havoc in a small village when a fugitive from prison (Granberg) steals their clothes and they have to run around ... See full summary »
Viktor Sundvall is a guard of a little channel in the Finnish countryside. He is an unsuccessful playwright who is frustrated with his marriage and his life and therefore he has became an alcoholic. One Saturday-morning in august he is waiting for a visit of an old family-friend Maija Länsilehto with whom he has had a relationship in his youth. But Sundvall does not know that the Saturday will be the last day of his life.Written by
[to his wife]
Yes, I know what you're thinking. Alcohol, that's right! I use too much alcohol, you're so right about that! But I do it only because I suffer from these defective conditions. You know that, Saima. It would be no problem to me to give up alcohol, if only my life was in oder. But that is not the reason. The reason is this bloody channel that harrasses me. It makes me drink, although I don't want to do it.
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