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Little Nurse (1999)

Pikkusisar (original title)
Katri's husband has died in the Finnish Winter War. When the Continuation War begins, Katri volunteers to work in a Helsinki military hospital. She is courted by a patient, a ... See full summary »

Director:

Taru Mäkelä

Writer:

Raija Talvio
1 win & 9 nominations. See more awards »

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Cast

Cast overview, first billed only:
Vera Kiiskinen Vera Kiiskinen ... Katri Ruuska
Tarmo Ruubel Tarmo Ruubel ... Eero Sundell
Kai Lehtinen ... Arvo Koskinen
Annaleena Sipilä Annaleena Sipilä ... Mirja (as Anna-Leena Sipilä)
Minna Koskela Minna Koskela ... Liisa
Seela Sella Seela Sella ... Mother
Pirkko Hämäläinen Pirkko Hämäläinen ... Annikki Elomaa
Julius Lavonen ... Timo Elomaa
Jukka-Pekka Palo Jukka-Pekka Palo ... Juhani Elomaa
Eero Saarinen Eero Saarinen ... Kapanen
Pentti Siimes ... Eno
Lilga Kovanko Lilga Kovanko ... Head Nurse
Kristiina Halttu Kristiina Halttu ... Hanna Rotenberg
Ulla Tapaninen Ulla Tapaninen ... Sylvi
Matti Oravisto ... Doctor Söderqvist
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Storyline

Katri's husband has died in the Finnish Winter War. When the Continuation War begins, Katri volunteers to work in a Helsinki military hospital. She is courted by a patient, a poetry-reciting countryman bound to be released from service. In the same time, she dates old school friend Eero who even goes AWOL to be near her. As the war continues, Katri has to make difficult decisions about her life. Written by Markku Kuoppamäki

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Genres:

Drama | War | Romance

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Details

Country:

Finland

Language:

Finnish

Release Date:

26 November 1999 (Finland) See more »

Also Known As:

Küçük Hemşire See more »

Filming Locations:

Helsinki, Finland

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Box Office

Budget:

FIM6,498,000 (estimated)
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Company Credits

Production Co:

Bueno Pictures, Kinotar See more »
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Technical Specs

Runtime:

| (2002) (3 parts) (TV)

Sound Mix:

Dolby SR

Color:

Color

Aspect Ratio:

1.85 : 1
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Alternate Versions

In addition to theatrical release the film has been edited into a three-part television mini-series. See more »

Soundtracks

Warum
Written by Theo Mackeben
Lyrics by Johann Wolfgang von Goethe
Finnish lyrics by Sauvo Puhtila
Arranged by Anna-Mari Kähärä
Performed by Vicky Rosti
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