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Angel of the North (2017)

Pohjolan enkeli (original title)
Angel of the North is a journey through Finland during which we meet different people who all have a close relationship to the beloved painting Wounded Angel by Hugo Simberg.


Jean-Michel Roux
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Cast overview, first billed only:
Wimme Saari Wimme Saari ... Himself
Sirpa Keskitalo Sirpa Keskitalo ... Herself
Timo Tuominen Timo Tuominen ... Himself
Meri Laurikkala Meri Laurikkala ... Herself
Nea Karlsen Nea Karlsen ... Herself
Per Jona Labba Per Jona Labba ... Himself
Janne Aikio Janne Aikio ... Himself
Niklas Karlsen Niklas Karlsen ... Himself
Piritta Lehkonen Piritta Lehkonen ... Herself
Peppi Rousu Peppi Rousu ... Herself
Arttu Laurikkala Arttu Laurikkala ... Himself
Nanna Susi Nanna Susi ... Herself
Marko Leppänen Marko Leppänen ... Himself
Mika Mäkinen Mika Mäkinen ... Himself
Juha Pentikäinen Juha Pentikäinen ... Himself


A film about the power of an enigmatic picture from 1903. THE WOUNDED ANGEL by Hugo Simberg was never explained by the artist and became the most beloved painting in Finland. By meeting Finnish people all over the country to understand the painting power and mystery, this movie investigates about Finnish and human soul, death, art, angels and empathy. ANGEL OF THE NORTH is a Nordic fresco opening the gates of the imagination and of the beyond. A cinematographic essay, a documentary putting together confessions and symbolists visions. Written by Anonymous

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painting | finland | finnish | See All (3) »





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Finland | France


Finnish | English

Release Date:

14 November 2017 (Finland) See more »

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EUR340,000 (estimated)
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2.35 : 1
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