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 ...
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In a detention camp in 1918, a group of Finnish actors are sentenced to death. When an important German general arrives, the camp's vicious commandant forges out a cruel plan: the ... See full summary »
Janne is having an emotional crisis and decides to go for a hike in the beautiful nature of Lapland - alone. As usual, things don't work out that easily. Inari wants to return to work life ... See full summary »
It is the summer of 1941. An eastern-Finnish machine gun company receives an order to turn in their surplus equipment. The company is transferred to the front lines. The next morning the ... See full summary »
This film is the second silver screen adaption of the Finnish war book by Väinö Linna with the same name as the film. The story is based on Linna's experiences as an infantry man in the ... 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 summer night of 1930, nationalist thugs violently abduct Ketola from his home. Beaten and forced to walk the Eternal Road towards a foreign Soviet Russia, where cruelty seems to know no end, his only dream is to return to his family cost it what it may. Hope dies last.
The events of the film mostly take part in and around Petrozavodsk and the film makers would have liked to film there, but when scouting for locations, it became clear that the scenery there is nowadays way too modern for a film that takes place in 1930s, thus they had to search for suitable locations elsewhere, which were eventually found in Estonia. See more »