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Ristin juurella (1997)

| Short, Drama
A hardened shipyard security guard struggles with sin and forgiveness. Falling for a woman can be both the fall and reconciliation for him.

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Olli Saarela
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Rauno Juvonen ... Koponen
Susanna Indren Susanna Indren ... Mirjam Peippo (as Susanna Vasara)
Risto Salmi ... Ukko Lipponen
Jani Volanen ... Hessu
Martti Suosalo ... Lassi
Paavo Liski Paavo Liski ... Hietanen
Harri Hyttinen Harri Hyttinen ... Karvanaama
Jaakko Pyhälä Jaakko Pyhälä ... Nikander
Inga-Liisa Laukka Inga-Liisa Laukka ... Mummo
Matti Onnismaa Matti Onnismaa ... Äijä
Ivar Rosenblad Ivar Rosenblad ... Enkeli
Ragni Grönblom Ragni Grönblom ... Työläinen
Jarkko Hentula Jarkko Hentula ... Työläinen (as Jaakko Hentula)
Jari Hietanen Jari Hietanen ... Työläinen
Armas Holopainen Armas Holopainen ... Työläinen
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A hardened shipyard security guard struggles with sin and forgiveness. Falling for a woman can be both the fall and reconciliation for him.

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religion | mercy | guard | forgiveness | See All (4) »

Genres:

Short | Drama

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Three short films Vita Nuova (1998), Ristin juurella (1997) and Next Tuesday - Brahms (1998) premiered on Finnish television in February 19, 1998 under a title "Uusi Kino: Yhdeksän ylitti Telakkakadun" at Yle TV1 channel. All films were part of the 1995-1996 "Telakka" master class by Neil Hardwick at the University of Art and Design (UIAH), Department of Film and Television in Helsinki, Finland. Hardwick himself introduced the films on television. See more »

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Followed by Vita Nuova (1998) See more »

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Country:

Finland

Language:

Finnish

Also Known As:

Vid korsets fot See more »

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Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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