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Tulipää (original title)
The life of early 20th century author, journalist, and revolutionary Algot Untola (also known as Maiju Lassila, Irmari Rantamala and under several more pseudonyms), one of the most ... See full summary »

Writers:

Daniel Katz (first draft), Pirjo Honkasalo | 2 more credits »
4 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Asko Sarkola ... Writer Algot Lassila, aka Maiju Lassila, aka Irmari Rantamala
Rea Mauranen Rea Mauranen ... Olga Esempio
Kari Franck Kari Franck ... Gunnar Avanto (as Kari Frank)
Ari Suonsuu Ari Suonsuu ... Kalle
Ritva Juhanto Ritva Juhanto ... Kurttuska
Esko Salminen Esko Salminen ... Arwid
Heikki Alho Heikki Alho ... Pikku-Pouvali
Tuomo Railo Tuomo Railo ... Sulo Esempio
Yuri Rodionov ... Rawitz
Galina Galtseva Galina Galtseva ... Magda
Soli Labbart Soli Labbart ... Maria Lassila
Pirkka Karskela Pirkka Karskela ... Young Algot
Markku Blomqvist Markku Blomqvist ... Lundberg
Esa Suvilehto Esa Suvilehto ... Pöntinen
Matti Oravisto ... Commandant Carl von Wendt
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Storyline

The life of early 20th century author, journalist, and revolutionary Algot Untola (also known as Maiju Lassila, Irmari Rantamala and under several more pseudonyms), one of the most enigmatic figures in Finnish literature. Different time levels are mixed in the film to give it an equally enigmatic structure. Untola lives periods of his life in the Finnish countryside as a teacher, then in St. Petersburg as a businessman, becomes a Socialist, and dies during the Finnish Civil War in 1918. Written by Markku Kuoppamäki

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Genres:

Biography | Drama

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Details

Country:

Finland

Language:

Finnish

Release Date:

17 October 1980 (Finland) See more »

Also Known As:

Eldsjälen See more »

Filming Locations:

Turku, Finland See more »

Company Credits

Production Co:

P-Kino See more »
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Technical Specs

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Color:

Color (Eastmancolor)

Aspect Ratio:

1.66 : 1
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Most expensive Finnish movie at the time of production costing almost 6 000 000 FIM. See more »

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Writer: We are not responsible of our actions to any human-beings.
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