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Suden vuosi (2007)

An unconventional love story of a young and talented student, Sari, suffering from epilepsy, and a middle-aged lecturer Mikko, who is immersed in his own world in the 18th century poetry.

Director:

Olli Saarela

Writers:

Mika Ripatti (screenplay), Virpi Hämeen-Anttila (book)
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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Krista Kosonen ... Sari Karaslahti
Kari Heiskanen Kari Heiskanen ... Mikko Groman
Johanna af Schultén Johanna af Schultén ... Mikaela (as Johanna Af Schulten)
Kai Vaine Kai Vaine ... Ilari
Ville Virtanen ... Leif
Katariina Kaitue Katariina Kaitue ... Marjatta Jokela
Kristiina Halttu Kristiina Halttu ... Sarin äiti
Jukka Puotila Jukka Puotila ... Sarin isä
Anne-Mari Alaspää Anne-Mari Alaspää ... Riikka
Aksa Korttila ... Lotta
Olli Rahkonen Olli Rahkonen ... Matias
Manna Jäntti Manna Jäntti ... Heidi
Susanna Laine Susanna Laine ... Mia
Oiva Lohtander Oiva Lohtander ... Otto Johansson
Jorma Tommila ... Jarkko Salminen
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An unconventional love story of a young and talented student, Sari, suffering from epilepsy, and a middle-aged lecturer Mikko, who is immersed in his own world in the 18th century poetry.

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Genres:

Drama | Romance

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Country:

Finland

Language:

Finnish

Release Date:

2 February 2007 (Finland) See more »

Also Known As:

A farkas éve See more »

Filming Locations:

Helsinki, Finland

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Budget:

€1,500,000 (estimated)
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Sound Mix:

Dolby Digital

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

2.35 : 1
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Trivia

Jaakko Hämeen-Anttila, the husband of the author of the book Suden vuosi, Virpi Hämeen-Anttila, makes a cameo and can be seen sitting in the front row in Mikko Groman's dissertation. See more »

Connections

References Näköradiomiehen ihmeelliset siekailut (1969) See more »

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Worlds Processing Evil
Performed by The Orders
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psychological, entertaining, very good actors
3 April 2010 | by jounimakSee all my reviews

This film is a Finnish step towards Ingmar Bergman's way of making films: Very carefully picked actors playing splendidly well.This is a serious film, still containing humor enough to make it easy and light to watch. Helsinki appears as a very beautiful city.

The divorce, loneliness and pain are described truthfully. The starring characters maintain their dignity even though they face very heavy difficulties. Romance in the film, obvious to everybody but the main characters, advances slowly without exaggeration. And is tolerable even for a man like me.

I would have given 9/10, but in the end of the movie there are two hospital emergencies in a row too close to each other. It is logical, because one crises leads to another, but the same situation is repeated too soon. So 8/10 will have to be enough.


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