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Mystery of the Wolf (2006)

Suden arvoitus (original title)
A girl who has been abandoned by her mother falls under the protection of a pack of wolves. After being found, she has to decide between her family and the animals that once protected her.

Director:

Raimo O. Niemi

Writer:

Heikki Vuento
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Tiia Talvisara ... Salla Köngäs
Janne Saksela Janne Saksela ... Matias Laiti
Vuokko Hovatta Vuokko Hovatta ... Laila Morgam
Miia Nuutila Miia Nuutila ... Kirsti Köngäs
Kari-Pekka Toivonen Kari-Pekka Toivonen ... Antti Köngäs
Peter Franzén ... Antero Venesmaa
Juha Kukkonen Juha Kukkonen ... Värrö
Eero Milonoff ... Lompolo
Petri Hanttu Petri Hanttu ... Ropinpalo
Ville Haapasalo ... Paulus Morgam
Taisto Reimaluoto Taisto Reimaluoto ... Nils Laiti
Pekka Huotari Pekka Huotari ... Törmänen
Topi Marin Topi Marin ... Vellu
Anna-Leena Härkönen ... Vellu's Mother
Jaana Kahra Jaana Kahra ... Teacher
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A girl who has been abandoned by her mother falls under the protection of a pack of wolves. After being found, she has to decide between her family and the animals that once protected her.

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This film is the first ever Finnish feature film to be shown using digital projection on its premier. See more »

Soundtracks

Elämän saan kuin erämaan
Composed and Lyrics by Sarah Class
Finnish Lyrics by Aulikki Oksanen
Sung by Vuokko Hovatta
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Mystery Of The Wolf will appeal to children and animal lovers mostly
25 August 2010 | by thisissubtitledmoviesSee all my reviews

Wolves have long evoked both fear and admiration as symbols of beauty and danger. Their image has changed drastically through the centuries – from creator and helper to symbol of evil, from predator to prey, from legend to icon. Director Raimo O. Niemi (The Blow-flower Boy and the Sky Mechanic) has mainly dabbled in television, but Mystery Of The Wolf, finally released in the UK after a four-year absence, offers a glimpse at this remarkable animal, along with its complex and ever-changing relationship with humans.

Mystery Of The Wolf will appeal to children and animal lovers mostly, but the beautiful landscapes and some notable performances by its cast should brighten up any rainy afternoon. DW


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Official Sites:

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Country:

Finland | Sweden | UK

Language:

Finnish

Release Date:

15 December 2006 (Finland) See more »

Also Known As:

Vargens hemlighet See more »

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Budget:

EUR1,900,000 (estimated)

Cumulative Worldwide Gross:

$938,691
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Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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